A/Prof Nicholas Wickham



Professional Qualification 



Special Interests

Benign and malignant haematological conditions in adults. Research interests include endothelial cell function and the role that the endothelium plays in both metastasis and malignant coagulopathy.


Consults at

Kurralta Park


Languages Spoken



About A/Prof Nicholas Wickham

A/Prof Wickham trained in Medicine at Cambridge and undertook advanced training in Clinical and Laboratory Haematology in London at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, St Georges Hospital Medical School and the Royal Marsden Hospitals. During this time, he also worked as Research Assistant at the Physiological Laboratory in Cambridge investigating the properties of artificial fluorocarbon blood substitutes.


He subsequently spent 2 years as Research Fellow at the University of Minnesota Hospital working on endothelial cell signal transduction and responses to inflammatory and thrombotic mediators. His previous Consultant positions have been as Senior Lecturer in the Department of Oncology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he established the adult leukaemia service and high dose therapy with stem cell transplantation at the Prince of Wales Hospital from 1993 to 1997.


He then came to Australia, where he was Senior Consultant Haematologist and Head of Research in the Department of Haematology-Oncology at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital for two years. He moved to Townsville in 2000 to take up the position of Director of Haematology-Oncology and Chairman of the North Queensland Oncology Service until returning to Adelaide in July 2003. He has over 80 publications to his name, including several book chapters.