Pamela Saunders

President

Pamela Saunders is in her 2nd year as President of ABNA, previously Vice President and ABNA committee member. Previous contract was to set up a new Biospecimen Repository at...

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Anusha Hettiaratchi

Vice President

Anusha is the manager at the UNSW Biorepository, located within the Lowy Cancer Centre, as part of the Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre at UNSW. She has over 13 years’...

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Catherine Kennedy

Treasurer

Catherine is the manager of the Gynaecological Oncology Biobank (GynBiobank) at Westmead Hospital and The Westmead Institute for Medical Research, NSW. She has held this position since 2005. During this...

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Valerie Jakrot

Treasurer

Starting in clinical trials Val moved to manage the biospecimen bank at Melanoma Institute Australia in 2010. In 2019 Val now oversees the collaborative research projects of MIA, their governance,...

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Judith Heads

Secretary

Judith began biobanking in 2011 with the Breast Cancer Now Tissue Bank, a national tissue bank in the UK where she coordinated specimen collection at the St James’s University...

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Leanne Wallace

Secretary

Leanne Wallace is the laboratory manager in the Human Studies Unit (HSU) for the Program in Complex Trait Genomics (PCTG) at Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland. Leanne...

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