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A/Prof Katrin Sjoquist

Senior Research Fellow and Clinical Lead

A/Prof Katrin Sjoquist is a senior research fellow and Clinical Lead at the CTC. She is also a practicing medical oncologist (FRACP 2010) and is a staff specialist at St George and Sutherland hospitals. Katrin has worked at the CTC since 2010 when she undertook a fellowship in clinical trials and research. Since then she’s obtained a Master of Clinical Trial (Research) and PhD focused on designing and evaluating clinical trials evidence in oncology trials and practice, and lead multiple publications in high impact journals.

Katrin discovered her passion for clincial research during her fellowship and now splits her time between research and clinical practice. As group coordinator for AGITG trials at CTC since May 2018, Katrin provides high level input into the design, oversight and interpretation of clinical trials. In addition to leading trials as study chair, Katrin is clinical lead for the Cancer Australia-funded Genomics Cancer Clinical Trials Initiative (GCCTI), and for the Molecular Screening and Therapeutics trial programme (MoST) in collaboration with the Garvan Institute. 


Research interests

  • Design & management of Phase II/III Clinical Trials
  • Evidence based medicine
  • Gastrointestinal & Rare Cancers
  • Evaluating benefits versus harms of treatment


Thesis Work

Title: Improved decision making from clinical trial evidence in an era of personalised medicine

Supervisors: John SimesMartin Stockler



View Katrin's publications.