DR. NIK ZEPS
Dr. Zeps has been recently appointed as the inaugural Group Director of Research for Epworth HealthCare. Prior to that he was the Director of Research at St John of God HealthCare from 2012 to 2016 and head of their translational cancer research program since 2008.
He is an Adjunct Professor at the Eastern Clinical School of Monash University, in the School of Health Sciences at Curtin University and the Centre for Comparative Genomics at Murdoch University.
He was a member of the Australian Health Ethics Committee from 2006-2012 and the Research Committee of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia from 2009-2015.
He is a board member and the chair of the Cancer Biology Group of the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) and a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Australasian Gastro-intestinal Trials Group (AGITG). He is chair of the Primary Care Collaborative Cancer Trials Group (PC4) Advisory committee and a member of the PC4 Scientific committee. His was a founding director and board member of the Australian Clinical Trials Alliance (ACTA).
He is the Australian representative on the Ethics and Policy Committee of the International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC) and was recently appointed Co-Chair of the Communication Committee of the ICGC-Precision Medicine initiative.