Associate Professor Elgene Lim
Associate Professor Lim is a clinician-scientist in the field of breast cancer, and holds an endowed Chair with the National Breast Cancer Foundation. He completed his medical and oncology training in Melbourne, and doctoral research at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. Associate Professor Lim furthered his research and clinical training at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School. He currently oversees the Breast Oncology Services at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre, St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, and heads the Connie Johnson Breast Cancer Research Laboratory at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. His laboratory performs clinically focused laboratory research, evaluating novel therapeutic strategies preclinically, and has a major focus on hormone receptor signalling and endocrine resistance. Associate Professor Lim leads a number of clinical trials nationally, including those stemming from research from his group and collaborators. His research is funded through the National Health and Medical Research Council, Cancer Australia, Cancer Council of NSW, the National Breast Cancer, Love Your Sister, and Garvan Foundations.