BSc MB BS Syd, PhD Melb, FRCPA
General interest is molecular and cellular components of the immune and haemopoietic systems, with translation to diagnostic pathology.
See "Research Activities" for specific research projects.
Broad Research Areas:
Flow Cytometry, Immunology, Allergy
Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
Australasian Cytometry Society, Australasian Society for Immunology, International Clinical Cytometry Society.
Expert Member of the WHO Blue Books Editorial Board of the 5th Edition of the Classification of Haematolymphoid Tumours. Member of WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on In Vitro Diagnostics (SAGE-IVD). Member of Cure4Kids (St Jude's Children's Hospital USA) Asia Pacific Leukemia Lymphoma Hour. Immediate past RCPA Chief Examiner in Immunopathology.
Specific Research Keywords:
T Cells, Molecular Mechanisms, Leukemia, Lymphoma
RCPA Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education, 2017.
Australasian Cytometry Society Career Recognition Award for Service and Contributions to Flow Cytometry, 2019.
(1) Immunophenotype of leukaemia and lymphoma by flow cytometry, in collaboration with St Vincent´s Haematology and Pathology Departments;
(2) Role of cytokines, including Th2 cytokines, and eosinophils in the pathogenesis of allergic diseases including allergic rhinitis and chronic rhinosinusitis, in collaboration with Prof Richard Harvey;
(3) Investigation of immunodeficiency, in collaboration with researchers in the Garvan Institute.