Dr David Elliott
Murdoch Children's Research Institute, University of Melbourne.
Dr David Elliott completed his PhD with Prof. Richard Harvey at The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in 2002 studying the function and evolution of the homeobox transcription factor Nkx2-5. He moved to The Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute at The University of Cambridge working on protein turnover in neurogenesis. In 2007 he returned to Monash University joining the laboratory of Profs. Andrew Elefanty and Ed Stanley and began using human embryonic stem cells to investigate human heart development and disease. In 2013, he was recruited as a Group Leader to The Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and continues to utilize human pluripotent stem cells to study cardiac disease pathogenesis.
Dr Elliott is also the co-founder of the Australian Cardio-Oncology Registry (ACOR). ACOR is a prospective national cardio-oncology registry in paediatrics, adolescent and young adult cancer patients and survivors.