PROFESSOR DEREK HART
New Zealand & Brasenose 1976 (25 May 1952 - 12 December 2017)
Derek was a passionate and brilliant biomedical scientist and clinician. He made many important discoveries upon which he built a compelling vision for immune therapies based on dendritic cells as novel therapeutics for solid and liquid cancers, immunosuppression, and for controlling graft vs host disease. He worked in Christchurch, Brisbane and Sydney and established the Dendritic Cell Research group which became a support for many scientists at Concord, Westmead and RPA hospitals.