Nick Pavlakis

Prof Nick Pavlakis


Nick Pavlakis - Medical Oncologist


President, Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) 2019-2020
Senior Staff Specialist, Department of Medical Oncology, Royal North Shore Hospital, and Genesis Care.

Prof Nick Pavlakis has nearly 20 years’ experience in the treatment and research of thoracic and gastrointestinal cancers. He has previously served on the Boards of Northern Cancer Institute and COSA.

His training and research background includes new drug development, biomarker research and clinical practice guidelines development.

Nick has served on the leadership committees of numerous national/international collaborative group trials in lung cancer, mesothelioma and gastrointestinal cancers. He was involved in the development of Australian clinical practice guidelines in lung cancer and mesothelioma, and has served as faculty of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer(IASLC) World Conference on Lung Cancer, its Mesothelioma task force and is current deputy chair of the IASLC Continuing Medical Education Committee; and is a faculty member of the MOGA/ASCO/ACCR Australia and Asia Pacific Clinical Oncology Research Development Workshop (ACORD).