Professor Matthew Cook MBBS PhD FRAcP FRCPA FFSc (RCPA)
Matthew Cook is Professor of Medicine at Australian National Univeristy (ANU), Director of Immunology at Canberra Hospital and joint Director of the Centre for Personalised Immunology, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence. He is a clinician-scientist with over 20 years of experience in researching the mechanisms of human autoimmune disease.
Matt has been chief investigator on numerous NHMRC project grants and three NHMRC program grants. He has also been elected as a foundation fellow of the RCPA Faculty of Science.
He is currently using genome sequencing and bioinformatics tools to identify novel (previously unknown) genes that contribute to autoimmune disease or affect the normal course of treatment.