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Qualification: MB, BS (HONS), BSC MED (HONS), PHD, FRCPA
Lab: Northern Beaches Hospital
Areas Of Interest: Breast Pathology, GIT/Hepatobiliary Pathology
Speciality: Anatomical Pathology,Histopathology,Molecular Biology
Phone: 1300 134 111
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.