Invited Faculty

ASM Invited Faculty 1999 – 2017

2017 - Cairns
  • Prof John Bridgewater, University College London Hospitals, UK
  • A/Prof Thierry Alcindor, McGill University / Canadian Cancer Trials Group, Canada
  • Dr Ian Chau, The Royal Marsden Hospital, UK
  • Prof Karyn Goodman, University of Colorado, USA
  • Prof John V. Reynolds, St. James’s Hospital and Trinity College, Ireland
2016 - Melbourne
  • Prof Edgar Ben-Josef, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Dr Rebecca Wong, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre / Canadian Cancer Trials Group, Canada
  • Dr Jeffrey Meyerhardt, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
  • Prof Phil Quirke, University of Leeds, UK
  • Prof Alan Venook , UCSF, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, USA
  • A/Prof Magnus Nilsson, The Karolinska Institute , Sweden
  • Dr Simron Singh, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, Canada 
2015 - Sydney
  • Prof Bruce Minsky, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
  • Dr James Fleshman, Baylor University Medical Center, USA
  • Dr Johanna Bendell, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Nashville, USA
  • Dr Alberto Bardelli, University of Torino, Italy
  • Dr Scott Kopetz , University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
  • Prof Tim Maughan, University of Oxford, UK
  • Dr Hagen Kennecke, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Canada
2014 - Brisbane
  • Prof Jordan Berlin, Vanderbilt University, USA
  • Dr Maarten Hulshof, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam
  • Dr David Ilson, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre Memorial Hospital, USA
  • Dr Robert Kerbel, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Canada
  • Prof Christophe Mariette, University Hospital C. Huriez, France
  • Dr Matthew Seymour, Cancer Research UK University of Leeds, UK
2013 - Melbourne
  • Prof Yoon-Koo Kang, Asan Cancer Centre, South Korea
  • Prof Rob Glynne-Jones, Mt Vernon Cancer Centre, UK
  • Prof David Kerr, University of Oxford, UK
  • Dr Stanley Hamilton, M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre, USA
  • Dr Fotios Loupakis, University of Pisa, Italy
  • Dr Richard Goldberg, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Centre
  • Prof Ashley Grossman, University of Oxford, UK
2012 - Sydney
  • Prof Charles Blanke, BC Cancer Agency, Canada
  • Prof Juan Valle, University of Manchester, UK
  • Dr Murray Brennan, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
  • Prof Karin Haustermans, Leuven Cancer Institute, Leuven, Belgium
  • Prof Fortunato Ciardiello, Seconda Universita di Napoli, Italy
  • A/Prof Herb Hurwitz, Duke University, USA
2011 - Melbourne
  • Prof Derek Alderson – University of Birmingham, UK
  • Prof Arthur William Blackstock – Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, USA
  • Dr Andres Cervantes, University of Valencia, Spain
  • Dr Heikki Joensuu, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Prof Josep Tabernero, Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology, Spain
  • Dr Harpreet Wasan, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK
2010 - Adelaide
  • Dr Lisa Kachnic – Boston University Medical Centre, USA
  • Prof John Primrose – University of South Hampton, UK
  • Prof Jim Cassidy – University of Glasgow, UK
  • Prof David Cunningham – Royal Marsden Hospital, UK
  • Prof Hans Schmoll – Martin-Luther-University, Germany (via link)
2009 - Brisbane
  • Dr Gary Middleton – Royal Surrey County Hospital, UK
  • Prof Daniel Haller – University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Dr Leonard Gunderson – Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Dr Nabil Rizk – Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
  • Dr Al Benson – Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, USA
2008 - Sydney
  • Prof Karin Haustermans – Radiation Oncology Department, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Belgium
  • Prof Robin McLeod – Division of Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, Ontario, Canada
  • Prof Charles Blanke – British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada
  • Assoc Prof Pierce Chow – Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
  • Prof Howard Hochster – Director, GI Oncology, NYU Cancer Institute, USA
  • Prof Andrew Kennedy – Wake Radiology Oncology, North Carolina, USA
  • Prof Kjell Öberg – Medical Faculty of Uppsala University, Sweden
  • Dr Josep Tabernero – Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
2007 - Melbourne
  • Prof Bob Benjamin – medical oncologist, MD Anderson Cancer Centre, USA
  • Prof David Cunningham – medical oncologist, Royal Marsden Hospital, UK
  • Dr Jonathan Fletcher, Cytogeneticist and Associate in Medicine and Pathology at the Children’s Hospital, Staff Medical and Pediatric Oncologist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Clinical Associate in Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, & Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA
  • Assoc Prof Laura Dawson – radiation oncologist, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Prof Nick Lemoine – Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, UK
  • Prof Bernard Nordlinger, Ambroise Paré Hospital, France
  • Dr Bruno Sangro – Director of the Liver Unit at Clinica Universitaria, and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Navarra School of Medicine, Pamplona, Spain
  • Dr Richie Soong – Assistant Professor in the Dept of Pathology, National University of Singapore
  • Dr Christophe Tournigand – St Anthony University Hospital, France
  • Dr Louis M. Weiner – Chairman of the Department of Medical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Centre, USA
2006 - Adelaide
  • Prof Bruce Minsky – Vice Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
  • Dr Takeshi Sano –  Head of the Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo
  • Dr Marc Peeters is Coordinator of the Digestive Oncology Unit, University Hospital, Ghent, Flanders, Belgium
  • Dr Gunnar Folprecht – Head of the Outpatient Unit for Medical Oncology, University Hospital, Fetscherstr, Dresden, Germany
  • Dr Rob Glynne-Jones – Lead Clinician in Colorectal Cancer/Gastrointestinal Cancer, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Middlesex, UK
2005 - Brisbane
  • Dr Norman Wolmark – Department of Human Oncology, Drexel University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
  • Doctor Graeme Poston – consultant hepato-biliary surgeon, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
  • Prof David Kerr – Rhodes Professor of Cancer Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Oxford, UK
  • Associate Professor Jordan Berlin – medical oncologist and Director, Clinical Gastro-intestinal Program at the Vanderbilt Medical Centre, Tennessee, USA
  • Prof Claus-Henning Kohne is Director of the Hospital for Oncology and Haematology, Oldenburg, Germany
  • Professor Christopher Willett –  Chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
2004 - Sanctuary Cove
  • Dr Axel Grothey – medical oncologist, Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Prof James Garden – Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery, Director of the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Head of the School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health at the University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Prof Ren Adam – Hospital Paul Brousse, Villejuif & Professor of Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine, Paris-Sud University, France
2003 - Canberra
  • Prof Hans-Joachim Schmoll, University of Halle, Germany
  • Prof Michael Heinrich – medical oncologist
  • Professor Eric Van Cutsem – University of Leuwen, Belgium
2002 - Hobart
  • Dr David Ilson – Associate Attending Physician, Gastro-intestinal Oncology Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
  • Dr Pierce Chow – Hepato-pancreato-biliary / General Surgeon, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
  • Prof John Northover – Director of The Colorectal Cancer Unit, Cancer Research, St Mark’s Hospital for Intestinal and Colorectal Disorders and Professor of Intestinal Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, UK
  • Dr Adrian Crellin – Radiation Oncologist and Clinical Director of Oncology, United Leeds Teaching Hospital and Member of the MRC Upper GI Cancer Working Group, UK
2001 - Maroochydore
  • Dr Dan Haller – medical oncologist, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Professor Aimery de Gramont – Hopital Saint-Antoine, Paris, France
  • Dr Shinn Yeung – Clinical Research Fellow in Hepato-Biliary Surgery, Basingstoke, UK
  • Dr Takeshi Sano – surgeon, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
  • Dr Markus Buechler – surgeon, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Dr Steven Curley –  surgeon, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
  • Dr James Church – surgeon, Cleveland Clinic, USA
  • Dr Chris Crane – radiation oncologist, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
2000 - Coolum
  • Prof Robert Madoff – Professor of Surgery, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Prof Bernard Nordlinger – Professor of Surgical Oncology, Ambroise Pare Hospital, France
  • Prof John Neoptolemos – Professor of Surgery, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Prof Jan Leer – Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Nijmegen, Netherlands
1999 - Launceston
  • Dr Nancy Kemeny – medical oncologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, USA
  • Dr Kevin Conlon – upper gastro-intestinal surgeon, Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, USA
  • Dr Jeffery Milsom – Chief of Colorectal Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Centre, USA