A/Professor Chris Perry

A.professor Chris Perry 200x267_saliva research symposium brisbane 2016Consultant Surgeon in Otoloaryngology/Head and Neck surgery at Princess Alexandra Hospital and Lady Cilento Childrens’ Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

Associate Professor at the University of Queensland

Chris Perry has previously been an examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a visiting examiner in ENT in the USA, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea. He is a founder of the “Deadly Ears” Aboriginal health outreach service, Chairman of the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Clinic, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Australia, and President of the Australian Otolaryngology Head and Neck Society.

He has had strong interest in adult olfactory stem cell research with Griffith University for twenty years. His head and neck cancer research interests include early diagnosis of head and neck cancer through saliva markers, circulating tumour cells, dental trauma carcinogenesis, trans-oral robotic surgery, and paediatric tumours. He has convened six bi-annual international thyroid cancer meetings in Australia and is on the council of The Asia Pacific Thyroid Association.

He has worked closely with Dr Chamindie Punyadeera’s research on salivary markers of head and neck cancer, human papilloma virus studies, and circulating tumour cell work for a number of years.