Dr Maya Latimer

MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA
Senior Staff Specialist, Canberra Hospital
Clinical Associate Lecturer, ANU Medical School

I am one of the senior consultant haematologists at the Canberra Region Cancer Centre (CRCC), Canberra Hospital, ACT. I graduated from the University of Adelaide medical school on a merit scholarship. I completed my haematology training at the Canberra hospital with a fellowship through the Australian National University, and an observership at MD Anderson, Texas. I am the current chair of the lymphoma multidisciplinary meeting and am active in the ALLG (Australasian Leukaemia & Lymphoma group), participating in the CLL, low grade lymphoma, CML and MPD subgroups. I am active in clinical trials and have been the principal investigator for CLL, lymphoma and CML trials within the unit.

Specialisation

  • Haematology

Research interests

  • Acute and Chronic Leukaemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Myeloma
  • Stem cell transplantation
  • Cytogenomics
  • Myeloproliferative disorders
  • Medical education and teaching
  • ANU medical school curriculum for Years 1-3
  • Member of the ANU Year 3 examination committee