Dr Edward Morris graduated with honours from the University of Nottingham Medical School in 1995 with Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery. After completing his training in the UK, he spent a year at Christchurch Hospital as senior registrar, haematology, before moving to Australia to undertake a Doctorate of Medicine at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research’s (QMIR) Bone Marrow Transplant Unit.
He returned to the UK in 2006 as specialist registrar, haematology, at the Sheffield Teaching Hospital and the Sheffield Royal Children’s Hospital, before returning to consult in Townsville, Mackay and Cairns. With a strong interest in research, Dr Morris has extensive experience and has been involved in a variety of clinical trials throughout his career. He has published his research in international publications including Blood, The Journal of Clinical Investigation and Nature Medicine.
Dr Morris is a consultant haematologist at Icon Cancer Centre Townsville and a member of the Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group. He is actively involved in teaching undergraduate medical students at James Cook University and participates in the post-graduate training for haematology trainees.