Dr Pei Ding completed her medical degree with first class honours at the University of Cambridge in 2008. She undertook specialist training in Medical Oncology at Liverpool Hospital and was awarded her Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physician in 2016. She is currently a PhD candidate at Western Sydney University and a locum medical oncology staff specialist at Liverpool Cancer Therapy Centre.
Her research which is based at the Ingham Institute Center for Circulating Tumour Cell Diagnostic and Research (CCDR) is to investigate the utility of blood-based testing in the diagnosis and treatment monitoring of advanced EGFR-mutated lung cancer.
She is a recipient of Australian Postgraduate Award and CONCERT top-up scholarship. Her work has also received support and recognition from the Australian Lung Foundation and was awarded the Lung Foundation’s 2016 Grant-in-aid for lung cancer research.
Pei will be presenting on: Blood-based testing in monitoring for treatment response and outcome for patients with advanced EGFR-mutated lung cancer.