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Professor Andrew Grigg - Director

Professor Andrew Grigg is the head of unit and is responsible for policy and trial activity for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL), chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) and myeloproliferative diseases such as polycythaemia and essential thrombocytosis. As the Austin Lymphoma Service co-Leader he also has particular interests in lymphoma and transplantation.


Dr Simon He - Head of the Transplantation

Dr Simon He is the head of the Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Service. Since October 2015, under his leadership, the BMT Service has significantly expanded to include allogeneic transplantation in acute and chronic leukaemias, lymphomas, aplastic anaemia, myeloma and myelodysplasia.



Dr Andrew Lim – Head of Myeloma

Dr Andrew Lim is one of the senior clinical haematologists and is the Myeloma Medical Lead. Some of his key focuses include policy development and expansion of clinical trial activity with a focus on immunotherapy. Andrew also brings recent experience in allogeneic transplantation and research.




Dr Chun Fong – Head of Acute Leukaemia and Myelodysplasia

Dr. Chun Fong is one of the senior clinical haematologists and is the Acute Leukaemia and Myelodysplasia medical lead. He brings substantial experience in basic science and translational research. He also has a strong interest in establishing new diagnostic technologies while working closely with partners, Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute (ONJCRI) and Austin Pathology.



Dr Daniela Zantomio - Head of Apheresis

Dr Daniela Zantomio is a general haematologist and is the apheresis medical lead.


Dr Wai Khoon Ho - Head of Thrombosis

Dr Wai Khoon Ho's is a general haematologist and is the Thrombosis medical lead and Haemostasis. He also specialises in platelet disorders.


Dr Eliza Hawkes – Head of Lymphoma

As the Lymphoma Medical Lead, Dr Eliza Hawkes has developed a dedicated lymphoma service at Austin Health, responsible for both lymphoma policy and clinical trial development. Outside of the Austin, she also holds the latter position at Eastern Health where she is the chair of the Lymphoma Multidisciplinary Meeting (MDM).





Professor Anthony Schwarer - Consultant Haematologist

Professor Anthony Schwarer is one of our consultant haematologists who's responsible for the care of allograft patients.




Dr Paul Turner – Consultant Haematologist

Dr Paul Turner is one of our part-time Consultant Haematologists who's specialises in CLL and ALL.


Peter Shuttleworth - Nurse Counsellor

Peter Shuttleworth is our nurse consultant with many years of experience in haematology and bone marrow transplantation. He provides personalised education and support for patients and families particularly with myelodysplasia, myeloma & Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML).


Priscilla Gates - BMT Autograft and Survivourship Coordinator

Priscilla Gates is a nurse consultant with many years of experience in haematology and bone marrow transplantation. Her role includes education and coordination of patients' care undergoing stem cell collection, autologous bone marrow transplantation and running a nurse-led survivourship clinic to better support patients and families completing treatment.



James Hicks - BMT Coordinator (Allografts)

James Hicks is a nurse consultant with many years experience in haematology and bone marrow transplantation. His role includes education and coordination of patients undergoing  allogeneic bone marrow transplantation.


Tania Cushion - Lymphoma Nurse Coordinator

Tania Cushion is our Lymphoma Nurse Consultant with years of experience in Haematology. Tania provides personalised support, education and a point of contact for our patients and families with lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL).