LaRDR is coordinated centrally at Monash University’s Alfred Centre Campus (Melbourne).

It is governed by a Steering Committee which provides strategic decision-making activities and oversees successful delivery of the project.

Stephen Opat
Prof Stephen Opat is the Director of Clinical Haematology at Monash Health and Head of Department of Haematology, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University
Mary Ann Anderson
A/Prof Mary Ann Anderson is a clinician scientist at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, VIC.
Leanne Berkahn
Dr Leanne Berkahn is Clinical Haematologist and Head of the Lymphoma Service at Auckland Hospital and a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, NZ
Chan Cheah
Prof Chan Cheah is a Consultant Haematologist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Clinical Senior Lecturer at the School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Western Australia.
Maher Gandhi
Prof Maher Gandhi is the Leukaemia Foundation Chair in Blood Cancer Research and Senior Staff Specialist, Department of Haematology, Princess Alexandra Hospital.
Pratyush Giri
Dr Pratyush Giri is a Haematologist at Royal Adelaide Hospital and Director of Pathology at SA Pathology.
Eliza Hawkes
A/Prof Eliza Hawkes is a Medical Oncologist at Olivia Newton John Cancer Centre, Austin Health, Eastern Health and Epworth Eastern Hospital, both in Victoria.
Anna Johnston
A/Prof Anna Johnston is a Clinical and Laboratory Haematologist at the Royal Hobart Hospital and Director of the Tasmanian Statewide Bone Marrow Transplant Service.
Colm Keane
A/Prof Colm Keane is a Haematologist at Princess Alexandra Hospital and NHMRC Early Career Fellow at The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute.
Zoe McQuilten
Prof Zoe McQuilten is a Consultant Haematologist and ANZIC-RC Senior Research Fellow (SRF) working with the Blood Centre of Research Excellence (CRE).
Stephen Mulligan
Prof Stephen Mulligan is a Senior Staff Specialist Haematologist at the Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW. He is also the Head of CLL Research Group, Kolling Institute, University of Sydney.
Dipti Talaulikar
Prof Dipti Talaulikar is a Clinical Haematologist at The Canberra Hospital leading the Haematology Translational Research Unit and visiting Fellow at the ACRF Department of Cancer Biology and Therapeutics at The John Curtin School of Medical Research.
Judith Trotman
Prof Judith Trotman is a Senior Staff Specialist and Director, Clinical Research Unit in the Haematology Department, Concord Hospital, NSW.
Janne Williams
Janne is trained as a physiotherapist and was the Director of Allied Health for Subacute and Community Services at Monash Health before she retired. Janne has extensive experience in providing guidance to steering committees as a consumer representative. She has been advising Monash Health and Southern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service (SMICS) since 2013.
Erica Wood
Prof Erica Wood AO is the Head of the Transfusion Research Unit at the School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University and Consultant Haematologist at Monash Health, VIC.

Pathology Review Committee

The Pathology Review Committee was established to ensure the accurate and consistent diagnosis of cases entered into the registry, and enable interpretation of treatment and outcomes reported by the registry.

  • Prof Dipti Talaulikar (chair): The Canberra Hospital
  • Dr Simone Birch: Princess Alexandra Hospital
  • A/Prof Christina Brown: Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
  • Dr David Ellis: Clinpath Pathology
  • Dr Yasmin Harvey: Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology
  • Dr Sam Hitchins: University of Tasmania
  • A/Prof Sanjiv Jain: Canberra Hospital
  • Dr Peter Jessup: Royal Hobart Hospital
  • A/Prof Surender Juneja: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Dr Daniel Kearney: Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Dr Beena Kumar: Monash Health
  • Dr Stephen Lade: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • A/Prof Kenneth Lee: University of Sydney
  • Dr Connull Leslie: PathWest Laboratory Medicine
  • Dr Eileen Long: Hobart Pathology
  • A/Prof Adrienne Morey: Canberra Hospital
  • Dr Lakshmi Nath: Clinpath Pathology
  • Dr Debra Norris: QML Pathology
  • Dr Andrew Parker: St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
  • Dr Jeremy Parry: Fiona Stanley Hospital

CLL Registry Committee

A CLL-specific case report form was established and integrated into the LaRDR, and is overseen by the CLL Registry Committee.

  • Prof Stephen Mulligan (chair): Royal North Shore Hospital
  • A/Prof Mary Ann Anderson (co-chair): Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Dr Xavier Badoux: St George Hospital
  • Dr Gavin Cull: Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
  • A/Prof Bryone Kuss: Flinders Medical Centre
  • Prof Paula Marlton: Princess Alexandra Hospital
  • A/Prof Zoe McQuilten: Monash University
  • Dr Manjunath Narayana: Sunshine Coast University Hospital
  • Prof Stephen Opat: Monash Health
  • Dr Sumita Ratnasingam: Geelong Hospital
  • Prof Dipti Talaulikar: The Canberra Hospital
  • Prof Constantine Tam: The Alfred
  • Prof Erica Wood: Monash University

Data Validation Working Group

The Data Validation Working Group identifies potential improvements to the LaRDR database to enhance its usability, while ensuring that the captured data are meaningful and relevant.

  • Dr Allison Barraclough: Fiona Stanley Hospital
  • Dr Joshua Casan: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Ms Tania Cushion: Austin Health
  • Dr Pietro Di Ciaccio: Canberra Hospital
  • Dr Stephanie Wallwork: Toowoomba and St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospitals
  • Dr Aditya Tedjaseputra: Monash Health

Consumer Reference Group

The Consumer Reference Group advises LaRDR on the research needs from the consumer perspective. Learn more about our consumer group partners.

  • Ms Janne Williams: Consumer representative of LaRDR
  • Mr Matthew Eby: Leukaemia Foundation
  • Mr Peter Freese: WMozzies
  • A/Prof Eliza Hawkes: Monash University
  • Ms Louise Healy: Rare Voices Australia
  • Prof Zoe McQuilten: Monash University
  • Ms Erica Smeaton: Lymphoma Australia
  • Ms Sharon Winton: Lymphoma Australia