Professor John Zalcberg OAM

Professor John Zalcberg OAM

About:
Professor John Zalcberg is the Head of Cancer Research and NHMRC (MRFF) Practitioner Fellow within the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University and Tony Charlton Chair of Oncology at Alfred Health. He is also the current Chair of the Australian Clinical Trials Alliance (ACTA). Previously, he was the Director of the Cancer Medicine Division as well as the Chief Medical Officer at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Professor Zalcberg’s clinical research interests include gastrointestinal cancer and new drug development, and he has published more than 270 articles in peer-reviewed journals.  He was a Principal Investigator for the EORTC advanced GIST trial in Australia and continues an active involvement in trials in this disease as well as other GI cancers.  He continues an active clinical practice in GI cancer. 

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