Research Themes

Oncology, Biostatistics


MBBS(Hons) BMedSci MBiostat FRACP GStat

A/Prof Hao-Wen Sim

Senior Research Fellow and Clinical Lead

Associate Professor Hao-Wen Sim joined the CTC in 2018 and has been the Clinical Lead for the Cooperative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO) since 2020.

Hao-Wen contributes his expertise and leadership in neuro-oncology, trial methodology and biostatistics. He received his medical degree with Honours from The University of Melbourne, being awarded the James Stewart Bequest for Surgery and inducted to the Margaret Whyte Honour Board. He completed his Master of Biostatistics from The University of Sydney, being awarded the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia Star Graduate Award, Judy Simpson Biostatistics Scholarship, Les Irwig General Epidemiology Award and Australasian Epidemiological Association Top Student Prize. He also completed neuro-oncology fellowship at The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, Canada. He is a Fellow of The Royal Australasian College of Physicians and a graduate biostatistician of the Statistical Society of Australia.

Hao-Wen works as a lead clinician treating brain cancer patients at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre and Chris O’Brien Lifehouse in Sydney, Australia. His research focus is the development and conduct of investigator-initiated brain cancer trials.