CLL; HAIRY CELL LEUKEMIA; NON-HODGKIN LYMPHOMA; HODGKIN DISEASE
Professor Con Tam is Director of Haematology at St Vincent’s Hospital, Clinical Lead for CLL and Low-Grade Lymphoma at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre / Royal Melbourne Hospital, and Professor of Haematology at the University of Melbourne.
He has a keen interest in the biology and treatment of CLL and low-grade lymphoproliferative diseases. Prof Tam has extensive experience in the conduct of clinical trials, particularly those involving targeted therapies in B-cell malignancies.
Con is the global lead for the novel BTK inhibitor BGB-3111, and he completed the first study in the world to combine ibrutinib and venetoclax (published in New England Journal of Medicine in 2018).
Prof Tam participates actively in peer-review and is on the editorial board of Blood Advances and Leukemia & Lymphoma. Since 2012, he has received over $14 million in grants. He has authored 149 papers, for a total of 3896 Web of ScienceTM citations. He is a member of the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Association for Cancer Research, and the European Hematology Association.
Subspecialty interests include:
• CLL, lymphomas, leukemias