Professor Timothy P Hughes
|Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH)|
|Practice Responsibilities:||Head of Division of Haematology, RAH site|
|Specialities:||Chronic leukaemias and myeloproliferative disorders|
Professor Timothy Hughes is Head of the Department of Haematology at SA Pathology (RAH site), and Consultant Haematologist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. He also teaches as a Clinical Professor of Medicine and holds a Practitioner Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council.
He is a member of the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand, for which he served as President from 2001 to 2003, and the Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group, for which he served as a Director from 1999 to 2004 and as Vice-Chairman in 2003-4.
In 2006, Professor Hughes was awarded the RACP Eric Susman Prize for the most outstanding contribution to the knowledge of any branch of internal medicine. In 2007, he won the 'Excellence in Research for Public Good Outcomes' category in the South Australian Science Excellent Awards.
His clinical interests include chronic leukaemias and myeloproliferative disorders. His current research interests are in molecular monitoring for leukaemias, clinical resistance to targeted therapies in leukaemia and the development of assays to predict response and resistance to targeted agents. He has published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals.