Associate Professor Alison Trainer – Biography

Page last updated: 17 March 2023

Associate Professor Alison Trainer is a Clinical Geneticist at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Melbourne Health with over 25 years experience in paediatric and adult genetics in both Australia and UK. She was awarded her PhD from Glasgow University. Her research focusses on the development of genomic testing frameworks which are equitable, cost-effective, and person-centred. She is the past Chair of the Victorian Branch of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia and is currently a member of the Cancer Institute NSW eviQ familial cancer committee, the Australian Inherited Cancer Connect Partnership, the COSA rare cancer committee, and Ovarian Cancer Australia clinical and scientific expert advisory panel.