Dr James Lynam (BSc(Hons), MBBS, MRCP, FRACP) Clinical Director, Medical Oncology, Senior Lecturer (University of Newcastle)
Prior to commencing at Calvary Mater Newcastle, Dr Lynam spent two years as a Fellow in Clinical Trials at the Olivia Newton John Cancer and Wellness Centre in Melbourne. During this time he developed experience in the conduct of clinical trials and was involved in laboratory research examining the interaction between the immune system and prostate cancer. Since commencing at Calvary Mater Newcastle in 2014 Dr Lynam has continued to expand his expertise in the conduct of clinical trials. He is the principal investigator for many local, national and international interventional trials. He is the current Chair of the Clinical Cancer Research Network which introduces strategies and innovations to improve clinical trial conduct within Clinical Trial Units within the Hunter. In addition, Dr Lynam has interest and first hand experience in research related to predictive biomarkers, therapeutic drug monitoring, implementation of novel information technology into cancer care and psychosocial impacts of disease and treatment on patients.
Genitourinary cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, brain cancers, quality of life and distress, therapeutic drug monitoring
Publications / Achievements
More information about Dr James Lynam’s academic achievements and publications can be found here: