Associate Professor Chan Cheah

Associate Professor Chan Cheah



Clinical Associate Professor Chan Cheah is a Haematologist and Clinical Researcher at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Hollywood Private Hospital, Pathwest Laboratory Medicine WA and the University of Western Australia (UWA). He graduated in Medicine from the UWA in 2003 and completed post-graduate training at Fremantle Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (PMCC) in Melbourne, followed by Fellowships at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, Texas, USA).

A/Prof Cheah is the clinical lead for lymphoma at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Director of the WA Lymphoma Centre of Research Excellence. His research interests are novel drug therapies and prevention of CNS relapse in lymphomas. He has authored >70 peer-reviewed publications, 6 book chapters, attracted >3 million dollars in competitive grant funding and reviews for major journals in the field. He was Cancer Council WA Early Career Cancer Researcher of the Year in 2018 and is an internationally recognised lymphoma researcher.

He is passionate about improving access for West Australian patients to the novel lymphoma treatments and training the next generation of lymphoma researchers. He delights in his young family and enjoys running and cycling.

  • Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
  • Hollywood Private Hospital
  • Linear Clinical Research