Researcher biography

Dr Sandra Brosda is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow within the Surgical Oncology group headed by Professor Andrew Barbour.

Dr Brosda was awarded a PhD in bioinformatics and cancer genetics from the University of Queensland in 2020. Her research focused on biomarker discovery and intra-tumour heterogeneity and tumour evolution in oesophageal adenocarcinoma. In 2021, Dr Brosda was awarded a Cure Cancer Australia PdCCRs grant and an MSH project grant to further investigate tumour evolution to improve precision medicine.

Overall, her research applies bioinformatics tools and approaches to cancer genomics to improve precision medicine and health outcomes for patients with melanoma, oesophago-gastric cancer and pancreatic cancer.