Associate Professor Adnan Nagrial

Medical Oncologist

Adnan Nagrial is a consultant Medical Oncologist, specialising in gastrointestinal and thoracic cancers. He is appointed to Westmead and Blacktown Hospitals as a Medical Oncologist. He is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney.


At the University of Melbourne, he completed a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 2004. He trained at the Westmead and Royal Prince Alfred Hospitals in Sydney after which he joined the Pancreas Cancer Research Group at The Garvan Institute of Medical Research in 2011. He spent the next four years working in the translational research laboratory to identify new treatments for Pancreas Cancer.


He became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 2012. In 2016 he completed his PhD at University of NSW. His thesis, entitled “Investigation of predictive and prognostic biomarkers in Pancreatic Cancer”, investigated novel genomic and molecular predictors in pancreatic cancer. He is a clinical trial investigator and runs trials of new treatments in all types of gastrointestinal and lung cancer. He continues his translational research at Westmead Hospital and collaborates with colleagues both nationally and internationally.