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Personal profile


Shaun is a clinical and laboratory haematologist who works in both patient facing and clinical research in haematology. He completed haematology training at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne Pathology and St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne before completing a fellowship in Acute Leukaemia at the Alfred Hospital. He works as the head of the myeloid diseases service at Alfred Health with a focus on management of acute leukaemia, clinical trials and clinical research in Acute Leukaemia. Shaun has led national studies in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) focusing on delivery of novel therapies in older adults with ALL.

Research interests

Shaun's research interests are in Acute Leukaemia with a focus on clinical research into the application of novel therapies in Acute Leukaemia, measurable residual disease (MRD) and application of novel prognostic scoring systems through the use of machine learning and artificial intelligence. He is a principal investigator on many studies focused on novel therapeutics in both Acute Myeloid Leukaemia and Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and leads a team that includes clinical trials in Myelodysplasia and other myeloid disorders.

Supervision interests

Interested in supervision of clinical PhD students with a focus on clinical or translational research in Acute Leukaemia.

Monash teaching commitment

Lecturer to MBBS course.

Clinical activities

Head of myeloid diseases service - Alfred Health.


Consulting to Amgen, Abbvie, BMS, Gilead/Kite, Novartis and Pfizer

University Service

PhD student supervisor.

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


… → 2023

External positions

Haematologist - Epworth Healthcare

Research area keywords

  • Haematology
  • Leukaemia
  • Minimal Residual Disease
  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

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