Professor Dan Chambers

Professor Dan Chambers

Executive Director Research, Metro North Hospital and Health Service

Dan is a Thoracic Transplant Physician, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, and Executive Director of Research at Metro North Hospital and Health Service. Dan graduated from The University of Queensland with the University Medal and trained in Australia and the UK before co-founding the West Australian lung transplant program.

He is a widely acknowledged clinical expert in advanced lung disease and transplantation. His research in these areas investigates novel drug, cell and other treatments for people with lung fibrosis, silicosis and transplant rejection and has been supported by >$25 million in competitive funding.

Dan directs one of the world’s largest clinical trials programs in advanced lung disease. He has published over 160 peer reviewed journal articles and has been named one of Australia’s most cited researchers in all fields and the most highly cited in the field of transplantation for each of the past three years. He is Deputy Editor of the world’s premier transplant journal and is the only Australian to have directed the International Heart and Lung Transplant Registry, the main source of evidence for the practice of cardiothoracic transplantation globally.

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