Scientific Advisory Board


Paul Dunn Ph.D., ASHI Director and HLA Advisor, has 13 years experience in tissue typing and the development of HLA typing technologies. Paul graduated with BSc(hons) in Biochemistry from the University of London and a PhD in Protein Biochemistry from the University of Sussex. Following post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Cambridge in Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering Paul moved into the field of Histocompatibility, firstly in the development of DNA sequencing for HLA Typing at UK Transplant in Bristol UK (1995-2000). Paul was then recruited by The National Blood Service as EFI Director of the tissue typing laboratory and British Bone Marrow Registry in Bristol (2000-2005). In the beginning of 2005 Paul moved to New Zealand as ASHI Director of the National Tissue Typing Laboratory and in July 2008 was recruited by GMSbiotech to oversee ASHI certification and to advise on HLA typing and technologies. Paul has more than 50 articles published in the fields of protein biochemistry, gene analysis and expression, HLA typing and transfusion.