Robert Flower, PhD, FFSc (RCPA)

National Leader Product Safety Research, Australian Red Cross Blood Service and Adjunct Professor at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

Prof. Flower received his PhD in virology from Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia. Since 2008, Prof. Flower has worked as the leader of a research team in the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.

Prof. Flower has an outstanding record in practical transfusion science, particularly in red cell serology and transfusion education, including supervision of post-graduate students. His research interests are in transfusion safety (including red cell compatibility) and transfusion transmitted infectious diseases. Prof. Flower has published over 300 papers in medical or professional journals including Nature, Transfusion and Virology.