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Dr Casan is a dual-qualified clinical haematologist and haematopathologist, based at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Royal Melbourne Hospital. Josh sees patients in the Aggressive Lymphoma Service at Peter Mac and is also a visiting consultant at Monash Health. 

Josh's basic research is focused on developing RNA-targeting therapeutics for blood cancer; and he also has an interest in clinical research of novel therapies in haematological malignancies. Josh is a current PhD candidate in the Trapani Cancer Immunology and Johnstone Gene Regulation Laboratories.

Dr Casan was awarded an Emerging Researcher Fellowship by Monash Health and appointed to Monash University as an adjunct lecturer in 2018. Additionally, he has received the NHMRC Dora Lush postgraduate scholarship, the RACP NHMRC JJ Billings Scholarship, the Alison Street Prize in Haematology Research, the Alfred Hospital Advanced Trainee Research Prize and the Rosie Lew Postgraduate award from the Peter MacCallum Foundation.  

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Medicine/Surgery, M.B.B.S (Hons)

Award Date: 10 Dec 2010

Medical Science, B.MedSci (Hons)

Award Date: 10 Dec 2010



Research area keywords

  • Haematology
  • Lymphoma
  • Genomics
  • Clinical Trials
  • Malignant Haematology
  • Acute Leukaemia

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