Paul A. Gatenby

Australian National University, Australia

Paul A. Gatenby, A.M., M.B.B.S., Ph.D., F.R.A.C.P., F.R.C.P.A., is serving currently as the Director of Research for ACT Health in Canberra at the Australian Capital Territory and as a Professor of immunology at the Australian National University (ANU). He graduated obtaining the M.B.B.S. degree from the University of Tasmania in 1971. He received Fellowships of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in 1979 and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Sydney in 1980. His clinical training was at the Royal Hobart hospital and then Royal Prince Alfred hospital in Sydney He was a Fellow in Pathology/Rheumatology-Immunology at Stanford University from 1980 to 1982. He returned to Australia and took up a staff position in immunology at RPAH and joined the Faculty at Sydney University. In 1987, he became the Head of the Immunology Department and was responsible for the clinical and diagnostic laboratory service. In 1994, he changed tack and was appointed as a Professor and the Foundation Associate Dean of the Canberra Clinical School of the University of Sydney. He developed the Canberra Hospital and other health facilities in Canberra into a teaching hospital campus. In 2002, he was appointed as the Foundation Dean of the ANU Medical School, until 2008. His research interests include systemic autoimmune diseases like SLE and PAPS, with a particular interest in pregnancy. He has also published on RA and ANCA-associated vasculitis. He has had two sabbaticals in 1988 and 2007, both in Cambridge, UK. He is also active in the fields of Medical Education and Research Policy. He serves as an Active Clinician and is a Member of the Australian Rheumatology Association and the Australian Society for Clinical Immunology and Allergy. He authored more than 150 publications.

Biography Updated on 7 February 2011

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