Associate Professor Ngaire Elwood AO

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Associate Professor Ngaire Elwood has devoted her career to investigating, developing and providing improved therapies for the treatment of cancer, leukaemia and other disorders and is passionate about the therapeutic application of cord blood and cellular therapies. She has extensive experience in the field of regenerative medicine, cord blood, stem cells and cancer.

Ngaire serves on several boards including as vice president of the international Board of Directors for the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapies, non-executive director on the Board of the National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia and board chair of the Australian Sickle Cell Advocacy Inc. Ngaire has been instrumental in advancing stem cell research for the benefit of Victorian, Australian and International patients and researchers.