Research Themes

Oncology, Biostatistics


MBBS(Hons) BMedSci MBiostat FRACP GStat

Dr Hao-Wen Sim

Senior Research Fellow and Clinical Lead

Dr. Hao-Wen Sim joined the CTC as a Research Fellow in 2018 and has been a Senior Research Fellow and the Clinical Lead for COGNO since 2020.

Hao-Wen contributes his subspecialty expertise and leadership in neuro-oncology 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 a 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 currently works as a medical oncologist at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre and Chris O’Brien Lifehouse in Sydney. His CTC research focus is the development and conduct of innovative neuro-oncology trials. He has received multiple awards, including the NOYCIA Young Investigator Award, ASCO Merit Award, and CAHON Young Investigator Award, complemented by a track record of peer-reviewed national funding.