Prof Shane Grey
Associate Professor, St Vincent's Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney
Associate Professor, Discipline of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia
Visiting Scientist & Consultant, Central Northern Adelaide Renal and Transplantation Service, Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia
Dr. Grey received his PhD immunology training at Monash University and his post-doctoral training as a transplant immunologist at Harvard Medical School, USA. Shane later became involved in islet transplantation and type I diabetes research though the JDRF Islet Transplant Center at Harvard in the late 1990’s.
In 2000 he received a JDRF Career Development Award to establish a research program aiming to understand how islet beta cells die; and in 2001 was appointed as Assistant Professor in Surgery at Harvard Medical School. In 2003 he received a NSW BioFirst Award and was recruited back to Australia to the Garvan Institute. In 2007, he was awarded as a Key Opinion Leader (KOL) in transplantation by The Transplantation Society International. In 2010 Dr, Grey received a JDRF- Macquarie Group Foundation Innovation Award for his work in T1D.
Dr Grey is the head of a transplant immunology research team at the Garvan; a lead investigator on Australia's first clinical islet transplant program at Westmead; Program Director of a national NHMRC/JDRF research program for T1D and a founder of the Australian Islet Study Group.