Professor John Smiles
Professor John Simes is Chris O’Brien Lifehouse’s lead neuro-oncologist, and is internationally recognised for leadership in clinical trials and translational research. He has enabled over 80,000 people to access new and emerging treatments.
He is also a Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Sydney and an oncologist at RPA Hospital.
As the Director of the National Health and Medical Research Centre (NHMRC) Clinical Trials Centre, which is located at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, he aims to improve health practice and health outcomes through clinical trials research.
Through his position as Director of Sydney Catalyst Translational Cancer Research Centre, he brings together cross-disciplinary teams to improve the outcomes of people affected by cancer.