BSc(Med) Hons I MBBS Hons I PhD FRACP
Dr Toby Trahair is a Conjoint Lecturer in the School of Women’s & Children’s Health, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW. He has appointments as a staff specialist in paediatric haematology and oncology at the Kids Cancer Centre, Sydney Children’s Hospital and a Clinical Research Fellow at the Children’s Cancer Institute.
Dr Toby Trahair is a paediatric haematologist & oncologist who has practiced as a Staff Specialist at the Kids Cancer Centre since 2006. In addition, Toby is a clinical research fellow at Children's Cancer Institute with 15 years of postdoctoral experience, commencing with a post-doctoral fellowship at the Stem Cell Research Laboratory, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre before moving to CCI in 2006.
Toby is involved in clinical trials research as the lead Australian investigator on the international SIOPEN trial for high risk neuroblastoma and an investigator on the early phase I/II Ceritinib trial for children and teenagers with ALK-rearranged malignancies. Dr Trahair has served as executive treasurer on the Executive Council of the Australian and New Zealand Children's Haematology and Oncology Group (ANZCHOG) since 2010.
Toby has active research interests in the management of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia including techniques of minimal residual disease detection, mechanisms and models of drug resistance in ALL, haematopoietic stem cell transplantation, ALK rearranged tumours and personalised therapy for high risk tumours. He currently supervises PhD students, the ERASE project which is identifying clinical and genetic risk factors for treatment-related side effects in ALL patients.
Current research projects include:
Grants & Fellowship Support