The Australian Centre for Blood Diseases (ACBD), Monash Central Clinical School, has well established basic and clinical research programs in blood diseases, including blood cancer.
ACBD research groups include Thrombosis, Fibrinolysis and Gene Regulation, Leukemia, Red Cells, Stem Cells, Systems Haematology, Multiple Myeloma, Cancer and Immune Cell Signalling, Fibrinolysis and Plasminogen Modulation, Platelet and Megakaryocyte Cell Biology, Stem Cell Transplantation and Clinical Haematology.
Other Alliance Research in Blood Diseases and Cancer
- The William Buckland Radiation Oncology Centre focuses on prostate cancer.
- The Medical Oncology Unit’s main research focus is clinical trials in melanoma and gastrointestinal malignancies.
- Victorian Melanoma Service
- Inflammation, Cancer and Infection – research and development of new immunomodulatory therapeutics for autoimmune diseases, treatments of blood cancers and vaccines in infections such as HIV and malaria.
Monash Central Clinical School
- The Epidermal Development Laboratory research program includes skin cancer development and head and neck cancers.
- The Department of Surgery cancer research program focuses on thyroid, colon and prostate cancers.