Prof Robert Flower
National Research Program Leader
Robert’s research focuses broadly on transfusion safety, with teams using in vivo and in vitro models to investigate impacts of transfusion as well as application of genotyping to improve matching of blood for patients.
He has a strong commitment to education and teaches TAFE, university undergraduate and medical advanced trainees. He’s supervised completion of more than 30 postgraduate students and more than 30 honours students.
Robert has over 250 papers and published abstracts in transfusion, virology and molecular genetics in the scientific literature.
- Foundation fellow of Royal College of Pathologists Faculty of Science
- NATA assessor for Transfusion
* This research was completed prior to starting with Lifeblood