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The Thrombosis and Haemostasis society of Australia and New Zealand represents nearly 300 clinicians and scientists committed to promoting and fostering the acquisition and diffusion of knowledge and ideas relating to normal and abnormal haemostasis. The Society serves as a forum for bringing together a broad array of disciplines which relate to bleeding, thrombosis and cognate fields.

Council Members

Dr. Laura Young

Dr. Laura Young, MBChB, PhD

Dr. Laura Young is a haematologist specialising in thrombosis and haemostasis. Having trained at the University of Auckland, School of Medicine, she completed her training in haematology in Auckland, and then completed a period of research at the University of Auckland as part of a PhD focusing on coagulation inhibitors. She is now employed at Auckland Hospital as part of the Thrombosis Unit and Haemophilia Centre, and is involved in hospital based clinical trials and also preclinical research at the University of Auckland. She also has a part time lecturing position in the Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology at the University School of Medicine.

Dr. Timothy Brighton

Dr. Timothy Brighton, MBBS, MD

Timothy Brighton (Australia) is currently a Senior Staff Haematologist at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney. He is a Consultant Haematologist at Prince of Wales Private Hospital and Haematopathologist and Clinical Director of Department of Haematology & Molecular Genetics within SEALS laboratory at Randwick. Tim worked at St George Hospital as a Consultant Haematologist from 1995-2005 and then moved to Prince of Wales Hospital (2005-current). He is a member of HSANZ, ANZSBT and ASTH. He served on ASTH council for 6 years as Councillor Treasurer (1999-2005) and was Chair of the ASTH Clinical Trials Group since inception until 2015. During this time he was Principal Investigator of the ASPIRE study. He is currently Secretary and councillor for HSANZ. He coordinates registrar training in NSW/ACT for Haematology. He is a member of ALLG, ASH, and ISTH in addition to other medical societies. He was secretary for the ISTH Sydney 2005 meeting and is on the organising committee for the Melbourne 2019 ISTH meeting.

 Tim has focused during his career on laboratory and clinical research in platelet disorders, bleeding disorders, and the investigation and management of thrombosis. He continues to participates in numerous malignant and non-malignant sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical research studies.


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