Researcher

Ms Linda Truong

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Biography

Linda Truong is a conjoint Associate Lecturer in research at the School of Women’s and Children’s Health, University of New South Wales and Clinical Trials Project Manager at Sydney Children’s Hospital Network. Her research focus is in neurosciences, paediatric neurology and pharmacology.

She is a pharmacologist and has over 15 + years academic and industry experience in clinical trials project management, NHMRC research grants...view more

Linda Truong is a conjoint Associate Lecturer in research at the School of Women’s and Children’s Health, University of New South Wales and Clinical Trials Project Manager at Sydney Children’s Hospital Network. Her research focus is in neurosciences, paediatric neurology and pharmacology.

She is a pharmacologist and has over 15 + years academic and industry experience in clinical trials project management, NHMRC research grants development, clinical monitoring, trial co-ordination and auditing for multi-site Phase 1 -3 sponsored and investigator initiated clinical trials across Asia Pacific including Australia and New Zealand. 

Linda is working with Dr John Lawson on the NSW Epidiolex Compassionate Access Scheme (CAS) and a world first early phase clinical trial testing medicinal cannabis in children and young adults with epilepsy and Rett Syndrome. She has managed all components of clinical trial development including trial feasibility, ethics, recruitment, CTMS, EDC, financing, contract negotiations, auditing, regulatory submissions (Australian TGA and New Zealand’s Medsafe) as well as product reimbursement for medical drugs and devices in line with ICH-GCP and ISO 14155.

 

 

 


My Qualifications

B.Sc (Hons) (Pharmacology), M.Phil (Med)


My Research Activities

Currently Linda is working in the Refractory Epilepsy Program and is involved in managing clinical trials for potential new drug treatments to improve management of epilepsy and other encephalopathies in children.  

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Location

Neurology, Sydney Children's Hospital
Level 4, Emergency Wing
High Street, Randwick 2031

Contact

+612 9382 0156

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