Joanna Calder – Clinical Trials Research Nurse – Team Lead for Aero-Digestive Portfolio
Joanna joined the clinical cancer trials team at Addenbrookes after a 7 year career at the Royal Marsden Hospital.
She is now the team lead for the Aerodigestive trial portfolio which includes pancreatic and hepatobiliary (HPB) clinical trials. Jo works closely with the Senior Research Lead in managing the portfolio of HPB trials. Her other responsibilities are to manage and support the team of nurses, trial practitioners and data managers in helping to identify patients eligible for clinical trials and to provide information and support for patients entering clinical trials. This also involves supporting them in coordinating trial patient treatments, assessment, follow up and data collection according to the specifics of the clinical trial protocol. Together with her team they will provide a first point of contact for patients and their families requiring information and support and to liaise with other professional agencies as required. This enables the team to ensure the delivery of high quality care to patients taking part in a variety of HPB trials.