Professor Miles Prince AM is an Australian haematologist and Professor of Medicine at both Melbourne and Monash Universities. He is the Professor/Director of Cancer Immunology and Molecular Oncology at Epworth Healthcare and also Director of the Centre for Blood Cell Therapies at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
He is the Chairman of Medical Scientific Advisory Group to Myeloma Australia and Lead of the Australian T cell Lymphoma Network. He is on the Steering Committees of the LymphomaHub and MultiplemyelomaHub.
He is a very active clinician, also overseeing clinical and laboratory research – the latter involving stem cell research and cancer immunology. He has been involved in numerous clinical trials of new therapies for blood cancers and has been the Principal Investigator of over 100 clinical trials involving myeloma, lymphoma, leukaemia, transplantation and supportive care.
He has published over 400 peer-reviewed manuscripts. He is the Chief Investigator for an NH&MRC Program Grant in Cancer Immunology, Victorian Cancer Agency translational grants in Epigenetics, Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance and holds large US and European research grants.
He is one of the founding Directors of the Snowdome Foundation which focuses on ‘accelerating new therapies for Australian patients with blood cancers’.
He is a Fellow of the Academy of Health & Medical Sciences and in 2014 Miles was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for distinguished services to medicine particularly in the areas of blood cancer research, patient care and philanthropy leadership.
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