Dr Robert Carroll
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RAH - East Wing
Royal Adelaide Hospital
Dr Carroll studied Regulatory T cell immunology under Prof Kathryn Wood, Nuffield Department of Surigical Sciences, University of Oxford.
Currently is a Transplant Nephrologist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Senior Lecturer with the University of Adelaide and has supervised Dr Hope to completion of his PhD with a Dean's Commendation for thesis excellence. He has also supervised Honours students to 1st class honours.
Has clinical interests in transition of young adults with renal problems and established a Young Adult Renal Clinic the first and only in Australia.
He is now internationally recognised for his work on immune monitoring being invited to speak at national and international meetings.
BM BCh (Oxon) FRACP DM (Oxon)
Awards & Achievements
TSANZ - Mark Cocks Award 2009
RACP - Jacquot Research Establishment Award 2010
Cellcept Australia Research Grant - research award 2010
TTS-TSANZ - Basic Science Mentee-Mentor Award 2012
Early Career Professional Medicine Finalist South Australia 2013
RACP - Jacquot Research Establishment Award 2014
Hanson Institute equipment grant award 2014
RAH research grant award 2014
Dr Carroll together with A/Prof Toby Coates and Dr Shilpa Jesudason, at the Centre for Experimental Transplantation, is focussed on the complications of immunosppression.
He has published on the ability to predict cancer development in patients by assessing for the presence of Regulatory T cells (Treg). He has also published how this phenotype is altered by anti cancer medications eg sirolimus.
Dr Carroll has established ELISPOT testing framework for immune monitoring of transplant patients using the CTOT (clinical trials in organ transplantation) assay. He is lead in the randomised controlled trial of dose reduction for secondary prevention of cancer in kidney transplant recipients. https://www.anzctr.org.au/Trial/Registration/TrialReview.aspx?id=366763
Students who wish to be enrolled in the University of Adelaide for PhD studies in these research areas should contact Dr Carroll on email@example.com
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Entry last updated: Friday, 23 Jun 2017
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