Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences / University of Western Australia
Professor Wendy Erber graduated in Medicine with 1st class honours from the University of Sydney. She undertook her Haematology training at the Royal North Shore Hospital of Sydney and the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. In 2015, she was admitted as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. In Oxford, Prof Erber's research led to Doctorate of Philosophy. She has held consultant haematologist posts in Western Australia and in Cambridge, UK and was a Lecturer at the University of Cambridge. Prof Erber returned to Australia in 2011 to take up the appointment of chair and head of the School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Western Australia, and was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences in 2015. She continues to be active in diagnostic and translational research in haematology. Prof Erber is a finalist in the Scientist of the Year award at the 2020 Premier’s Science Awards.