Robert Andrews

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    Monash University

Robert K. Andrews is currently an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases (ACBD), Monash University, at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. Since graduating with a PhD from the University of Queensland in 1986, he has been involved in medical research at Westmead hospital in Sydney, the Gladstone Foundation Laboratories in San Francisco, and the Baker Research Institute in Melbourne, before moving to his current location in 2008. Recent research has focused on the expression and function of platelet receptors in human disease, and has resulted in >150 publications on platelet receptors, snake toxins, biomarkers, and clinical defects. He has been a member of the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis since 2002, and has presented at ISTH/SSC meetings in Birmingham (2003), Sydney (2005), Cairo (2010), Amsterdam (2013) and Milwaukee (2014). He is a section editor for Thrombosis and Haemostasis since 2010, a member of the Asian-Pacific Microangiopathic Thrombocytopenia (APMAT) Network Steering Committee, and President of the Australian Vascular Biology Society.