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Stephen Opat is the director of Clinical Haematology at Monash Health, a dynamic academic research organization that integrates the best evidence–base into routine patient care. It provides haematology care to a population of approximately 1.3 million, making it one of the largest services in Australia. Key leadership areas in clinical care and research include: Lymphoid cancer, chronic myeloid disorders, thromboembolic disease, haemoglobinopathy and transfusion medicine. It is an active member of a number of research organisations including the Monash Health Translation Precinct (MHTP), the Centre for Cancer Research (CCR) at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research, and the Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group. His particular interests include the diagnosis and management of lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, cancer genomics, disorders of iron metabolism, Gaucher disease and novel therapies. He is the principal investigator in over 30 clinical trials mainly in lymphoid cancer and founder of the Australasian Lymphoma and Related Diseases Registry. He has a strong interest in medical education, particularly in developing countries, and has lectured widely throughout the Asia-Pacific. He is extremely active in the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand where he currently serves as President.
Research area keywords
- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
- Cancer Immunology
- Cancer Cell Biology
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Preventing infections in patients with blood cancer through evidence-based use of immunoglobulin or alternatives: The RATIONALISE trial
1/07/21 → 30/06/26
An ALLG Window study of Acalabrutinib plus Rituximab followed by R-DHAOx+ASCT in fit Mantle Cell Lymphoma
28/01/21 → 27/01/26
A Drug–Drug Interaction Study of Zanubrutinib with Moderate and Strong CYP3A Inhibitors in Patients with B-Cell Malignancies
25/11/20 → 24/11/25
Excellent outcomes in older patients with primary CNS lymphoma treated with R-MPV/cytarabine without whole brain radiotherapy or autologous stem cell transplantation therapyTatarczuch, M., Paul, E., Gilberston, M., Gregory, G. P., Tam, C., Quach, H., Bazargan, A., Filshie, R., Ku, M., Tey, A., Shortt, J. & Opat, S., 2 Jan 2021, In: Leukemia and Lymphoma. 62, 1, p. 112-117 6 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review
Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic Isolation Measures on the Rate of Non-COVID Infections in Hematology PatientsMiller, J., Opat, S., Shortt, J., Kotsanas, D., Dendle, C. & Graham, M., Feb 2021, In: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 42, 2, p. 233-235 3 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen Access
WhiMSICAL: A global Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia patient-derived data registry capturing treatment and quality of life outcomesTohidi-Esfahani, I., Warden, A., Malunis, E., DeNardis, P. L., Haurat, J., Black, M., Opat, S., Kee, D., D'Sa, S., Kersten, M. J., Spearing, R. L., Palomba, M. L., Olszewski, A. J., Harrington, C., Scott, C. L. & Trotman, J., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: American Journal of Hematology.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Letter › Other › peer-reviewOpen Access
Gregory, G. P., Carrington, C., Cheah, C. Y., Hawkes, E. A., Irving, I. M., Siderov, J. & Opat, S., Aug 2020, In: Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. 16, 4, p. 211-221 16 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review Article › Other › peer-reviewOpen Access
A practical guide to laboratory investigations at diagnosis and follow up in Waldenström macroglobulinaemia: recommendations from the Medical and Scientific Advisory Group, Myeloma Australia, the Pathology Sub-committee of the Lymphoma and Related Diseases Registry and the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists Monoclonal Gammopathy Working GroupMaqbool, M. G., Tam, C. S., Morison, I. M., Simpson, D., Mollee, P., Schneider, H., Chan, H., Juneja, S., Harvey, Y., Nath, L., Hissaria, P., Prince, H. M., Wordsworth, H., Opat, S. & Talaulikar, D., Feb 2020, In: Pathology. 52, 2, p. 167-178 12 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review Article › Other › peer-review