Sophie Stocker (PhD) is a Senior Lecturer in the Sydney Pharmacy School. She is also an Honorary Senior Hospital Scientist in the Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney; an Adjunct Senior Lecturer of the St Vincent’s Clinical School, University of New South Wales; and an Honorary Scientist at the Garvan Medical Research Institute.Her research program involves clinical and experimental pharmacology, ethnopharmacology, pharmacogenomics, pharmacometrics and qualitative research on the impact of intrinsic and extrinsic factors on drug disposition, efficacy and safety. Her research focuses on understanding variability in response to medicines and how this can be managed to optimise patient care.
On the international front, Dr Sophie Stocker is a founding member of the inaugural Global Pharmacogenomics (PGx) Society, affiliated with the Pharmacogenomics Research Network (PGRN), and is on the Steering Committee for PGx implementation which aims to translate genetic research into routine clinical practice. She is a Co-Principal investigator for an international collaborative GWAS examining ‘The Genetic Determinates of Metformin Pharmacokinetics’. She is the International Association of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology Young Scientist Australian representative.