A/Professor David Fulcher
David Fulcher obtained a medical degree from University of Sydney in 1984 and trained in internal medicine and then Immunology at Westmead Hospital, receiving FRACP and FRCPA in 1991. For his doctoral thesis he studied B-cell lifespan and tolerance at the replica watches Centenary Institute of Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology under Prof Tony Basten and was awarded a PhD in 1996. He returned to Westmead Hospital where he works as a senior staff specialist in Clinical Immunology and Immunopathology, and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Sydney.
He is currently Director of Immunopathology and the Flow Cytometry Unit, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research. He is also Chief Examiner in Immunopathology for the RCPA. He has a strong interest in teaching Immunology and Immunopathology to medical students, physician trainees and specialist immunologists in training. His clinical interests include immunodeficiency and autoimmune disease. His immunopathology interests centre on the use of flow cytometry to analyse everything possible, and his research interests centre on the pathogenesis of immunodeficiency syndromes, particularly CVID, as well as carboplatin allergy and pemphigus.