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Associate Professor Melinda Dean

Dr Melinda Dean

Senior Research Fellow

Product Safety Research Group

Microscope Adjunct Research Fellow, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology

Associate Professor Melinda Dean is a Senior Research Fellow in research and development at the Blood Service. Melinda received her PhD from the University of QLD in 2009.

Melinda’s current research is focused on two main areas in transfusion science; investigation of RBC structural integrity (using in vitro models and murine models with mutation in RBC structural proteins), and identification of biomarkers to predict adverse patient outcomes in transfusion (in vitro models and human studies). 

Awards and Leadership


Harold Gunson Fellowship (2016, ISBT)

ANZSBT International travel award 2015


Link: Pubmed

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