Prof Mark Polizzotto
MB BS BMedSc PhD FRACP FRCPA
Mark is a consultant haematologist with a commitment to providing expert, compassionate patient-centred care to diverse populations. He is Professor of Medicine at the Australian National University, where he leads the Clinical Hub for Interventional Research (CHOIR) and Senior Staff Specialist at the Canberra Hospital.
Mark trained in medicine at the University of Western Australia, and research honours at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, University of Melbourne. He completed his specialty training in internal medicine, clinical and laboratory haematology at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. He then completed further subspeciality training with a focus on immunotherapy for lymphoproliferative disorders and cancers of immunodeficiency at the National Cancer Institute, U.S. National Institutes of Health, along with a doctorate (PhD) through the University of Melbourne.
Mark is internationally recognised for his contributions to the field of haematology, having contributed to clinical guidelines and led multiple international clinical trials in immunotherapies and advised the Australian and other governments through expert panel memberships. He has a deep commitment to advancing care through research, with over 100 peer-reviewed publications in the leading international journals including Blood, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Lancet, Nature Medicine, and the New England Journal of Medicine.