The Vincent McGovern Memorial Lecturer

A/Prof Wendy Cooper
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW Australia

A/Prof Wendy Cooper is a senior staff specialist in Tissue Pathology and Diagnostic Oncology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital with a special interest in pulmonary and molecular pathology. She is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney and Conjoint Associate Professor at the University of Western Sydney.

Wendy graduated from Medicine at the University of Sydney with First Class Honours in 1998. She also received a Bachelor of Science (Med) with First Class Honours in 1996.  She obtained her Fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Pathologists in 2004 and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Science. In 2008 she completed a PhD from the University of Sydney titled “Molecular makers of prognosis in early stage non-small cell lung cancer” for which she received the prestigious Peter Bancroft Prize. Her major research interest is in prognostic and predictive biomarkers in lung cancer and she has over 100 publications.