Associate Professor Bryone Kuss

Associate Professor

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre (6D:201.2)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Associate Professor Bryone Kuss is the academic head of Molecular Medicine (Haematology and Molecular Genetics) for Flinders University and the clinical head of Molecular Genetics at SA Pathology at Flinders Medical Centre. She is a senior consultant haematologist qualifying in 1993. She obtained a PhD in molecular genetics from Adelaide University in 1997 and has been a recipient of Fellowships from the NHMRC, Royal Society of London and RACP for the study of molecular mechanisms in leukaemia.

Bryone is co-coordinator of Knowledge of Health and Illness for the year 1 Graduate Entry Medical Programme and tutors in haematology and molecular genetics courses for Flinders University.

Research expertise
Cardiovascular medicine and haematology
Medical education
Molecular biology
Oncology and carcinogenesis
Research interests

Her current research interests include exploring mechanisms of drug resistance and studying prognostic factors in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) in collaboration with Associate Professor Peter Macardle, Head of the Flow Cytometry Facility, FMC with PhD and Honours programmes offered. She is a founding member of the CLL Australian Research Consortium and provides central diagnostic testing for this group in clinical trials.

Her aims are to ensure a state-of-the-art diagnostic facility for patients suffering with CLL and lymphoma, and to provide ongoing research in these diseases.

Topic coordinator
MMED8120A Knowledge of Health and Illness
Supervisory interests
Cancer genetics
Molecular genetics
Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: Genetics of Disease (2), CLL (2)
Associate supervisor: Genetics of Disease (1)
Principal supervisor: Genetics of Disease (1), CLL (1)

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