David Yeung

David Yeung

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Dr David Yeung BSc (Med) MBBS (Hons) UNSW, PhD (Adelaide), FRACP, FRCPA.
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David Yeung is a postdoctoral research fellow with the Cancer Theme at the SHAMRI. He also has positions with the Royal Adelaide Hospital and SA Pathology as a practicing haematologist and haemato-pathologist, and has affiliations with both the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia. He had training in clinical and laboratory haematology in Sydney before completing his PhD in Adelaide. His focus is on improving outcomes for patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). Along with Prof Tim Hughes, David leads several national CML clinical trials, with the aim of optimising the use to tyrosine kinase inhibitors leading to improved efficacy and reduced toxicity. Innovative correlative study research projects attached to this clinical trials allow further understand of the biology underlying resistant cases. David also has project with Prof Deb White of the Cancer Theme, who heads the national effort in understanding and improving outcomes in high risk ALL. He has co-authored 24 publications in peer reviewed journals and 2 book chapters in postgraduate text books.

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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 Co-Supervisor Optimisation of Anti-Infective Medications in Patients with haematological Malignancies or Undergoing Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Philip Roland Selby
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2016 - 2019 Co-Supervisor Multiple Molecular Mechanisms Contribute Towards In Vitro Resistance to Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors In Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Benjamin Chia Sing Leow

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