A/Prof Denese C. Marks
Research Program Leader
Denese leads the Product Development team and has over 25 years’ research experience. She holds an adjunct appointment with the School of Medicine, University of Sydney. Her research focuses on improving blood component processing and storage, including donor attributes that may influence blood component quality, and clinical trials of new blood products.
She has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and holds international leadership roles with the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative, and the International Society of Blood Transfusion.
- Australian and New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion (ANZSBT) grant
- Chief Investigator on two NHMRC-funded clinical trial grants
- Chief Investigator on an Australian Research Council grant
- Chief investigator on a Medical Research Future Fund grant
- Chair of the ISBT Working Party for Blood Components
- Executive committee of ISBT Cellular Therapies Working Party
- Vox Sanguinis section editor for Blood Component Collection and Processing
- Regional Director, The ISBT Board of Regional Directors, Western Pacific Region
- Team leader of the BEST Collaborative Conventional Components Team
- Reviewer for journals including Transfusion, Vox Sanguinis, Platelets, Journal of Transfusion and Apheresis Science, and Journal of Proteomics
- Abstract reviewer for ISBT and AABB conference submissions
* This research was completed prior to starting with Lifeblood