Professor Stewart Kellie
Professor Stewart John Kellie is a paediatric oncologist and neuro-oncologist at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Clinical Professor in the Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Sydney.
Professor Kellie has had a particular interest in neuro-oncology in infants and children and was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine for this thesis titled “Advances in Paediatric Neuro-Oncology” in 2005 from the University of Sydney.
He has an ongoing interest in paediatric neuro-oncology and more recently has turned his research interest to addressing barriers to expanding the range and complexity of paediatric neuro-oncology services in developing nations in the Asian region, including training medical specialists from South Asia and South-East Asia.
In addition, Professor Kellie was the chairman of the University of Sydney Human Research Ethics Committee and the NH&MRC Clinical Trials Ethics Committee from 2001-2004, and was the Chairman of the 16th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology (ISPNO) hosted in Singapore in early July 2014. Read our blog to find out more about the symposium.
"I think the biggest change that I have seen in my professional career has been the incorporation of research – particularly clinical trials - into the frontline treatment of children."
- Prof Stewart Kellie
He also acts as an advisor to the Australian Federal Government on the registration of prescription medicines, particularly in the fields of oncology and paediatrics for the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA).
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