Professor Geoff Hill
Prof Geoff Hill is a medical graduate of the University of Auckland and Haematologist, training in New Zealand, The Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Harvard Medical School in Boston. He is a NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow and his immunology laboratory focuses on the interactions between cytokines, antigen presenting cells and regulatory cells during transplantation.
Prof Hill was the 2005 Queenslander of the Year and recipient of the Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand 2009 Ian McKenzie Award for excellence within basic and clinical research in the transplant field. He was also awarded a Queensland Health Senior Clinical Research Fellowship in 2010 to translate new therapies into clinic practice; and in 2011 received a prestigious five year NHMRC Australia Fellowship. In 2014 he was awarded the inaugural Translational Research Institute National Prize for research improving health outcomes for patients. In 2015 he was elected to the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Research.