A/Prof Rachel Conyers is a paediatric oncologist and in 2016 was awarded a clinician scientist fellowship at Murdoch Children's Research Institute. This 5-year fellowship supports her research interests into pharmacogenomics/genetics of chemotherapy toxicity.
Rachel is also a bone marrow transplant physician at The Royal Children's Hospital. With a key interest in adolescent and young adult lymphoma, she acts as a lead in this disease subset at The Royal Children's Hospital with a cross appointment in the adult sector at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
A/Prof Conyers has previously undertaken fellowships in adolescent young adult sarcoma (University College Hospital, London), bone marrow transplant (Great Ormond Street Hospital, London) adolescent and young adult haematology / transplantation (Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne)
In 2016 Rachel also founded the Young Cancer Network – a network of clinicians specialising in adolescent and young adult haematology/oncology care.
Paediatric Oncologist, The Royal Children's Hospital