Professor Morteza Aghmesheh

Medical Oncologist
Special clinical interest

Prof Aghmesheh spent most of his medical training at Prince of Wales and St George Hospitals at Sydney, NSW. He completed a post-graduate course (Graduate Diploma in Molecular Genetics) at the School of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics, at the University of New South Wales, Sydney in 1998. Subsequently he completed a PhD in Cancer Genetics at Hereditary Cancer Clinic, Prince of Wales Hospital and School of Medicine, the University of New South Wales in 2003. He completed his medical oncology training (FRACP) in 2008 and has been working as a medical oncologist since 2009.

Research, Awards and Teaching Interests

Prof Aghmesheh has extensive experience and expertise in initiation and conducting of clinical trials in oncology. He has been the Principal Investigator for more than 30 international clinical trials in solid tumours. He is a founding member and chief investigator of Centre for Oncology Education and Research Translation (CONCERT)-Illawarra Cancer Tissue Biobank AND a member of CONCERT Cancer Biobank’s scientific advisory committee.

He is also an honorary clinical research fellow at Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI).