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Bio pic Branford 1Susan Branford, PhD, FFSc (RCPA)

Head, Leukaemia Unit
Genetics and Molecular Pathology
SA Pathology, Centre for Cancer Biology
An Alliance between SA Patholgy and The University of South Australia

Professor Susan Branford is Head of the Leukaemia lab in the Department of Genetics and Molecular Pathology at SA Pathology.

Sue has expertise in molecular monitoring of the BCR-ABL1 gene for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia. As such she is a major contributor to International collaborative initiatives to establish guidelines and recommendations for producing reliable molecular data.

Dr Branford's research is focused on understanding the factors that predict response to tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy and mechanisms of drug resistance.