Professor Geoff McCaughan

Geoff is a member of the T1/T2 Working group which aims to provide input into the overall Sydney Catalyst program via the generation of new ideas, recommendations for capacity building activities and advocating for the interests of members working in the bench to bedside space.
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  • T1/T2 Working Group

Background:  

Upon completion of his postdoctoral training at the University of Oxford in 1986 as a CJ Martin Fellow, Geoff returned to Sydney where he developed the basic research program for the AW Morrow Gastroenterology and Liver Centre at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital of which he is now the Director. He is Head of the Liver Injury & Cancer Program at the Centenary Institute, which covers Molecular Hepatology; Liver Cell Biology and; Alcoholic Liver Disease.

Research Interests:  

Geoff's current research interests include the immunopathogenesis of human chronic liver disease, liver autoimmunity, liver transplant tolerance and molecular analysis of hepatitis C virus. His clinical research interests include treatment of hepatitis B and C, management of hepatocellular cancer and long term outcomes of liver transplantation.