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Professor O’Toole is recognised as one of Australia’s leading molecular pathologists, with major research and diagnostic interests in breast cancer as well as the molecular pathology of melanoma and lung cancer. She was an expert member of the working group for Cancer Australia on Influencing Best Practice in Breast Cancer and is a National Breast Cancer Foundation Practitioner Fellow.
Professor O’Toole is Clinical Professor at Sydney Medical School and head of Breast Cancer Translational Research at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research where she collaborates with researchers and clinicians nationally and internationally to promote the rapid translation of scientific discoveries. Her work has appeared in more than 100 scientific publications and she has secured over $20 million in research funding as a chief investigator. She is Chair of Cancer Services for the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia.
Her areas of interest include Molecular Pathology, Breast Pathology and GIT/Hepatobiliary Pathology. She is FRCPA and holds MB, BS (Hons I and the University Medal), BSc Med (Hons I and recipient of the Prize for Experimental Pathology) and a PhD.
Dr Mirette Saad is a Chemical Pathologist and the National Clinical Director of the Molecular Genetic Pathology at Australian Clinical Labs.
Dr Saad’s current professional interests are continuing development in Molecular Genetics and Chemistry. In addition to her daily work to provide a comprehensive Chemical Pathology testing service, she currently medically supervises the Molecular Genetic testing for non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT), hereditary disorders, personalised drug therapy and cancer. She is working closely with Health Practitioners and the laboratory team to employ the knowledge and identify opportunities to provide the best diagnostic services which include interpretation of results and the provision of important consultative advice to doctors in assisting with the management plans of patients.
Dr Sonnendecker studied Medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in South Africa. After specialising in Anatomical Pathology, he worked at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Johannesburg for five years, before moving to Perth in 2000. Whilst working at PathWest (Nedlands), Hein obtained the Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, and joined as a consultant pathologist where his interests include tropical medicine as well as cytopathology and histopathology. Hein is a member of the cytopathology, dermatopathology, respiratory, neuropathology and haematolymphoid subspecialty teams.
Dr Nirenberg graduated in medicine from the University of Melbourne. His training in pathology included rotations at St Vincent's Hospital, The Royal Women's Hospital and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute. In addition to Fellowships of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia and the Royal College of Pathologists (UK) he has a post-fellowship Diploma in Dermatopathology.
He has wide experience in both the public and private sectors, and is involved in teaching medical students and doctors. He is a panel member of the Avant Medical Experts Committee and is a Director of the Australasian Dermatopathology Society.
Assoc. Prof. Hemmings worked in Auckland, Christchurch and Canberra and undertook sabbatical fellowships in London and Boston. Dr Hemmings has subspecialty expertise in soft tissue, gastrointestinal, and head, neck and endocrine pathology and she has a particular interest in rare cancers including sarcoma, neuroendocrine tumours and GIST, and in tumour biology as it informs the multidisciplinary management of cancer. She belongs to several professional interest groups in these areas, including COSA, AGITG, ASSG, ENETS, ANZNET and the European Society of Pathology. Dr Hemmings serves on the ASSG Scientific Advisory Committee, the WA Colorectal Tumour Collaborative Group and the Clinical Advisory Group of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme, and she is a founding member and foundation Secretary/Treasurer of the Australasian Gastrointestinal Pathology Society.
Australian Clinical Labs was proud to once again sponsor Cyrenian House’s annual charity golf day at Meadow Springs Golf Club.
Australian Clinical Labs is a proud champion of women and recognises the significant contribution women make to our company.
Australian Clinical Labs has released a new website which incorporates St John of God and Perth Pathology.
Australian Clinical Labs (Clinical Labs) is delighted to announce that it has completed the purchase of St John of God Pathology (SJGP).