Meet the Team

Dr Edward Chew

Molecular Haematopathologist


Dr Edward Chew is a clinical and laboratory haematologist with Fellowships from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA). He has Extended Scope of Practice in Molecular Genetics (Haematology – FISH, cytogenomics and targeted panel testing). His passion for genetics started with his B Med Sci on mouse QTL testing and continued with a PhD at The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. During his PhD, he identified a novel inherited predisposition to haematological and solid cancers (MBD4-associated neoplasia syndrome) that was included in the 5th Edition WHO Genetic Tumour Syndromes.

He is committed to improving our understanding of genetic diseases and advocating for genetic testing on individual and population levels. To that end, he is a member of national and international societies, including as a Biocurator for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) ClinGen Myeloid Malignancy Variant Curation Expert Panel. He is an RCPA National Examiner (Haematology) and a member of the RCPA Haematology Advisory Committee.

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