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Dr Edward Morris

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Clinical Haematologist


Dr Edward Morris is an experienced clinical haematologist at Icon Cancer Centre Townsville. In 1995 he obtained his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS) degree with Honours at the University of Nottingham Medical School. After completing his training in the UK, he spent a year at Christchurch Hospital as senior haematology registrar before moving to Australia to undertake a Doctorate of Medicine at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research’s (QMIR) Bone Marrow Transplant Unit.

In 2006 he returned to the UK as a specialist haematology registrar at the Sheffield Teaching Hospital and the Sheffield Royal Children’s Hospital. He later returned to Australia 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 actively involved in teaching undergraduate medical students at James Cook University and participates in the post-graduate training for haematology trainees.

Dr Morris is experienced in caring for a wide range of malignant and non-malignant blood disorders including leukaemia, lymphoma, myelodysplasia, multiple myeloma, myeloproliferative disorders and stem cell transplantation.

Special Interests

Dr Edward Morris accepts referrals for malignant and non-malignant blood disorders, with a special clinical interest in:

  • Haematology
  • Leukaemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
  • Stem cell transplantation

Languages spoken

  • English

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Visiting Locations

  • Townsville Hospital

Affiliations & Memberships

  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)
  • Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group (ALLG)
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
  • Royal College of Pathologist of Australasia (RCPA)


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