About Us

Professor Sean Grimmond

Acting Head of Department

Welcome to the Department of Clinical Pathology

The newly formed Department of Clinical Pathology, previously in the School of Biosciences, is now a department of the Melbourne Medical School, with University of Melbourne Centre for Cancer Research Director and Bertalli Chair, Professor Sean Grimmond as Acting Head.

Clinical pathology has strong associations in the University of Melbourne teaching hospitals and research institutions, collaborating in clinical trials and research projects. It is integral to cancer research as we seek to develop the most efficient and early diagnoses and accurate understanding of the biology and genetics of cancer, precision oncology and the best clinical and public health services.

Human Skeleton

Harry Brookes Allen Museum of Anatomy and Pathology

Harry Brookes Allen Museum of Anatomy and Pathology is one of Australia's largest collections of real human tissue specimens and historical anatomical models, offering students and researchers a unique insight into the human body.

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