Professor Eva Segelov was appointed as the Professor and Director of Oncology at Monash Health and Monash University in February 2017. She is an Honorary Associate of the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, Sydney Medical School. Professor Segelov is an active member of the Australian Gastrointestinal Trials Group (AGITG), as a Board Member and Convenor of the Annual Scientific Meeting. She is Chair of the Gastrointestinal Group of the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA). In 2016 she was nominated as a European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) faculty member for the CUP, Endocrine Tumours, and Others group. She is an Associate Editor of Journal of Global Oncology (ASCO); ESMO 2019 Scientific Sub-Committee member for Neuroendocrine cancer; co-Track Chair of Gastrointestinal Cancer for the 2017 ESMO Asia Annual Scientific Meeting and co-founder of the Commonwealth Neuroendocrine Tumour Society (CommNETS), an international research collaborative. Professor Segelov has led multiple national and international oncology clinical trials, including investigator-initiated studies. Her research interests relate to translational studies of targeted therapies in defined subpopulations to increase benefit and reduce the toxicity of cancer treatments. She has published over 80 articles, expert reviews, and book chapters and is a frequent invited speaker at national and international conferences. She is a panel member of the 2018 L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Jury. Professor Segelov has a particular interest in professional development using innovative learning techniques and has developed the Seminal Advances Preceptorship in Cancer courses, now being run through Monash University. She was awarded the UNSW Vice Chancellors Award for Teaching Excellence in 2006.
Her research interest mainly focuses on Clinical Trials, Immunotherapy in Colorectal Cancer and Tumor biomarkers
Associate Doctor Anil Tombak, M.D. was born on April 25, 1076. He was graduated from Gazi Anatolian High School at 1994, and then graduated from Çukurova University Medical Faculty at 2000. After that he was trained at Mersin University Medical Faculty Internal Medicine Department, and after Internal Medicine specialization, became a fellow of Hematology at the same University. He became a hematologist in 2013 and still working at Mersin University Medical Faculty, Department of Internal Medicine – Hematology, Mersin, Turkey. Associate Doctor Anil Tombak is married and has two children.
His research interest mainly focuses on lymphomas
Dr. Mohammad S. Hossain obtained his Masters degree in Pharmacy in 1992 from the Department of Pharmacy, Dhaka University, Bangladesh. He conducted research on the structural elucidation of organic compounds isolated from plant parts by different types of chromatographic analysis followed by NMR, MS, IR and UV spectroscopies analysis and anti-microbiological studies of isolated fractions or purified organic compounds. He obtained his PhD in 1999 in experimental viral immunology from the Immunology Laboratory of Professor K. Nomoto MD, PhD, Department of Immunology, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. Immediately afterwards, Dr. Hossain moved to the AIDS Research Center, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan as a post-doctoral fellow. Dr. Hossain has published 19 peer reviewed research articles in highly reputed international journals including Blood, J. Immunology, AIDS, Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation etc.
Dr. Hossain's research is to develop new treatment strategies to treat malignant and non-malignant patients with allogeneic HSCT without GvHD and without compromising immune responses to opportunistic infection.