Dr Fay is a dual trained Medical and Radiation Oncologist who specialises in neuro-oncology, stereotactic radiosurgery, thoracic and gastrointestinal oncology.
He completed his undergraduate degree Medicine and Surgery at University of Otago 1993 and is currently completing his PhD on integrating advanced imagery into brain tumour treatment.
Dr Fay has carried out extensive research with a particular focus on brain tumours and the development of new imaging and treatment techniques and is the principal investigator in a number of international cancer trials and collaborations with Canada, the UK and Germany. His research spans across several modalities including PET imagery, MRI imaging and developing multiplexed neuro-imaging techniques. As well as securing over $4.5m in research funding over the last ten years, he is a lead researcher in an NCIC trial into brain tumour treatment in elderly patients. A current research project centres on developing a new PET tracer for use in brain tumours.
Dr Fay has two published book chapters has almost 50 publications on both lung and neuro oncology and alongside his commitment to research he is a senior lecturer at the University of Queensland and a conjoint senior lecturer at the University of Newcastle. He is also an active member of ASCO, ASTRO and COGNO and on the editorial board of The Journal of Translational Lung Cancer Research.