Associate Professor Sonja Klebe
|Flinders Medical Centre (FMC)|
|Specialities:||Ophthalmic pathology, pleuropulmonary pathology and molecular diagnosis|
Associate Professor Sonja Klebe is a surgical pathologist with a special interest in pulmonary pathology, ocular pathology and molecular aspects of diagnosis. Associate Professor Klebe undertook her basic medical training in Germany, obtaining her MD from the Free University of Berlin, graduating with the highest possible score, summa cum laude. She then undertook further studies and obtained her PhD in Immunology and Gene Therapy from Flinders University.
She has been the recipient of grants, prizes and fellowships from the German Research Society, the National Society for Excellence in Study Germany, the Ophthalmic Research Institute, NHMRC, Glaxo Wellcome, RCPA and TSANZ. She is author or co-author of four book chapters, as well as approximately 70 peer-reviewed articles.
Associate Professor Klebe was Chief Examiner for the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in the basic pathological sciences, coordinating exams nationally and internationally. She is a regular speaker at conferences, both in Australia and overseas, on her chosen areas of interest, with more than 70 presentations to her name.
She supervises PhD and Honours students and her expertise is sought after by the Cancer Institute NSW, the Royal College of Pathologists Australasia and Cancer Australia for developing structured pathology reporting protocols for ocular cancers.