Finding cures for children's genetic diseases

About Us

Dr Luciano Dalla-Pozza MB BS FRACP, Board Member

Dr Luciano Dalla-Pozza is Department Head and a Senior Staff Specialist of the Cancer Centre for Children at The Children's Hospital at Westmead. He is an active member of numerous subspecialty societies focused on the care of children and adolescents with cancer including the Australian and New Zealand Children's Cancer Study Group (ANZCHOG), the Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group, the Children's Oncology Group (USA}, and the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia. His interest and work has centred on the management of acute leukaemia in children and adolescents, the development of clinical trials in paediatric oncology, and the development of basic research opportunities.

He is a member of the NSW Child Death Review Team (NSW Ombudsman's Office) and the Chair of the fever Neutropenia Working Group (NSW Kids and Families Clinical Practice Guidelines). He is Chair of Cancer Australia's Children's Cancer web-section group. He was the Study Chairperson of the ANZCHOG Acute lymphoblastic Leukaemia Study 8 Clinical trial. He is a member of the Australasian Children's Clinical Trial group of ANZCHOG. He is the Clinical Lead for the Oncology Electronic Medical record at the Children's Hospital at Westmead. He joined the CMRI Board in September 2013 and is currently a member of the Intellectual Property Committee.