Invited Faculty
  • Matthew Brown
    King's College London
    United Kingdom
  • Matt Brown is a clinician-scientist who trained initially in medicine and rheumatology in Sydney, Australia before moving in 1994 to Oxford, England. There he pursued gene-mapping and genetic epidemiology studies in musculoskeletal diseases, particularly in ankylosing spondylitis. He was appointed Professor of Musculoskeletal Sciences at University of Oxford in 2004. In 2005 Matt returned to Australia, firstly to University of Queensland, and since 2016, at Queensland University of Technology, where he was Professor and Director of Genomics. In 2019 he moved to King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Trust to direct their NIHR Biomedical Research Centre. He continues to work in genetics of human diseases, with a particular focus on bone and joint diseases, and in cancer genomics and personalized medicine. In 2013 he was elected to Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Sciences in recognition for his achievements in genetics research. He continues to practice rheumatology, with a particular focus on spondyloarthritis.
    Research & Clinical Focus


    The development and application of novel genomic technologies for clinical practice

    Cancer genomics

  • Date Time Room Session Title Lecture Title
    Oct 23 15:30-16:00 Room A [International Symposium] Targeted Therapy of Spondyloarthritis Polygenic risk scores and the practice of rheumatology