Facilitator: Prof David Goldstein
Guest presenter: Dr Joshua McCarroll
Interactive discussion facilitated by Prof David Goldstein
Director, Translational Cancer Research Network (TCRN)
Prof David Goldstein is a medical oncologist, he has been involved in a variety of clinical research projects ranging from laboratory basic science to novel therapeutics trials to psychosocial aspects of Cancer care. He has been Principal Investigator (PI) of a number of NHMRC and Cancer Australia funded trials including both investigator initiated and as Australian PI for multinational studies.
Invited speaker - Dr Joshua McCarroll
Research Fellow, Children’s Cancer Institute of Australia (CCIA)
Dr McCarroll leads a research team at Children’s Cancer Institute, Lowy Cancer Research Centre, UNSW Sydney. He is also a member of the Australian Centre for Nanomedicine, ARC Centre of Excellence in Convergent Bio-Nano Science & Technology, UNSW Sydney. In 2007, he returned to Australia from post-doctoral studies in the US to work at Children’s Cancer Institute with Prof Maria Kavallaris. He is internationally recognized for his work in using non-viral lipid nanoparticles to deliver gene-silencing drugs to treat human disease. The quality of his work is recognized by fellowships from the Cancer Institute NSW and current funding from NHMRC, Cancer Australia and Cancer Council.
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