MBBS FRACP FRCPA PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Clinical Haematologist and Medical Oncologist
Dr Andrew Perkins is an established clinical Haematologist and Oncologist with a leading international research reputation in cancer genetics, stem cell biology and red blood cell disorders. He is an Associate Professor in the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at the University of Queensland. He undertook his clinical training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, a PhD in genetics at the Walter and Elisa Hall Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne, and post-doctoral studies at Harvard Medical School. Dr Perkins currently has VMO appointments at The Mater Adult Hospital, The Princess Alexandra Hospital, and the Wesley Private Hospital.
Dr Perkins received the 1991 Albert Baikie Medal from HSANZ, and a Victorian Young Tall Poppy Award in 1999. He is deputy chair of the NH&MRC grant review Panel-1b in Biochemistry (2007/8).
Dr Perkins major research and clinical interests include the Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), Myeloproliferative Disorders (MPD), Leukemia, and red blood cell disorders such as Thalassemia.
- The Haematology Society of Australasia
- The American Society of Hematology
- The Australian and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology
- Fellow of The Royal Australasian College of Physicians
- Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia