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Associate Professor Agnes Yong

Qualification: MBBCh(Hons), PhD, MRCP (UK), FRCPath (UK), FRACP, FRCPA
Lab: Osborne Park
Areas Of Interest: Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Malignant Haematology, Stem Cell Transplantation, Immunotherapy
Speciality: Haematology

Phone: 1300 367 674
Email: agnes.yong@clinicallabs.com.au


Associate Professor Agnes Yong trained in Medicine at the Queen’s University of Belfast, UK. Following advanced training in clinical and laboratory haematology, and blood and marrow transplantation in London at the Hammersmith Hospital, she embarked on research on chronic myeloid leukaemia and obtained her PhD from The Imperial College, University of London. After postdoctoral research at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, she moved to Australia in 2010 and was Consultant Haematologist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, with particular interests in chronic myeloid leukaemia, haematopoietic stem cell transplantation and survivorship. Agnes is also involved in clinical research in myeloma, leukaemia and lymphoma. She enjoys teaching and mentoring medical students and haematology trainees, and is a recipient of the Professor Derek Frewin AO citation for excellence in clinical teaching from the University of Adelaide. Agnes moved to Perth in 2019 and is a Consultant Haematologist at Royal Perth Hospital, with affiliations at the University of Western Australia and the University of Adelaide. She is a recipient of multiple research grants, with multiple publications in chronic myeloid leukaemia and transplantation, and is Associate Editor of the British Journal of Haematology and Frontiers in immunology.