Prof David Curtis MBBS PhD FRACP FRCPA
Director of Malignant Haematology Research at the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases, Monash University, Alfred Hospital
- 1986 - MB.BS. University of Melbourne
- 1994 - Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
- 1994 - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
- 2000 - PhD, University of Melbourne
Professor Curtis is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow and Director of Malignant Haematology Research at the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases, Monash University, Alfred Hospital.
He is a senior bone marrow transplant physician at Alfred Health, where he is leading a national randomised trial of post-transplant cyclophosphamide for the prevention of graft versus host disease. His laboratory research program uses mouse models to understand the genetic and epigenetic regulation of hematopoietic and leukemic stem cells with the goal of identifying new therapeutic approaches for blood cancers.
As a named Chief Investigator, Professor Curtis has attracted over $20 million in research funds including lead CI for a Medical Research Future Fund Research Grant and a NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence for Blood and Cell Therapies.
Professor Curtis has published over 80 research papers, with senior author publications in Science, Cell Stem Cell, Blood and Nature Communications.