Tim Hughes

Professor, MD, FRACP, FRCPA, MBBS, FAAHMS

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1989 …2023

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Professor Timothy Hughes is the Clinical Director in the Precision Cancer Medicine Theme at SAHMRI and Consultant Haematologist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. He is also Clinical Professor at the University of Adelaide, Inaugural Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) and Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.

Professor Hughes is an international expert in the biology and treatment of leukaemia. He led the establishment of the molecular response criteria that are used world-wide to measure response in chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) and has led many of the key Global and National trials. His group has successfully developed predictive bioassays and molecular targets that influence the way CML patients are managed world-wide. He has published over 350 papers that have been cited over 65,000 times. 

He has been recognised for his achievements with several national awards including the GSK Award for Research Excellence in 2017 for pioneering the use of tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) and the Ramaciotti Medal for Excellence in Biomedical Research in 2019. He was also awarded the International CML Foundation Goldman Prize in 2017 for lifetime contributions to improving outcomes for patients with CML.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Doctor of Medicine , Doctor of Medicine, the University of New South Wales, University of New South Wales

… → 1993

Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians

… → 1988

Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australia, Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australia

… → 1988

MB BS (Honours), The University of New South Wales MB BS Hons, University of New South Wales

… → 1981

External positions

Consultant Haematologist , SA Pathology

Beat Cancer Professor, University of Adelaide

Chair, International CML Foundation

Keywords

  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia
  • Leukaemia
  • Cancer
  • Haematology
  • Treatment Free Remission

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