About

Dr Ku is a haematologist with extensive experience in malignant haematology, particularly lymphomas and multiple myeloma. He also has experience in clotting and bleeding disorders. Matthew's PhD focused on novel pathways in acute myeloid leukaemia. Subsequently, his postdoctoral Lymphoma/Myeloma Fellowship involved managing complex patients on clinical studies. Matthew has had multiple publications in peer reviewed journals. He has also presented at both national and international haematology conferences. In addition, he has ongoing involvement with the Leukaemia Foundation as an invited speaker for the Lymphoma Teleconference Forums, which provide him with the privilege of educating patients living with lymphoma.

Qualifications

  • MBBS, Monash University 2002
  • FRACP
  • RACP 2012
  • FRCPA/RCPA
  • PhD, The University of Melbourne 2016

Professional Associations

  • HSANZ
  • ALLG

Special interests

  • Lymphomas and other lymphoproliferative neoplasms
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes

Education and training

  • Involved in teaching medical students, nurses, residents and registrars.
  • Involved in educating other medical professionals (eg RACP CME session)

Research

  • Cognitive training in cancer survivors post stem cell transplant, Austin Hospital
  • Clonal evolution in DLBCL, Austin Hospital
  • Methotrexate Induced Nephrotoxicity Database, Austin Hospital
  • Role of deletion 20q in acute myeloid leukemia, St Vincent's Hospital

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Albert Street

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

MGIE
130-132
Grey Street
East Melbourne
VIC
3002
Clinical institute

Cancer Services Clinical Institute

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Dr Stephen Vaughan
Director
The institute focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with cancer. Epworth is the only private hospital group in Victoria offering all forms of cancer treatment in-house.