Professor Rose is a Senior Principal Research Fellow within The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) – Health and Biosecurity business unit – and Director of the Probing Biosystems Future Science Platform (FSP). This FSP is focused on developing innovative medical technology to improve health and wellbeing. He also holds an honorary Professorial title at the University of Queensland’s Centre for Clinical Research, a major translational research facility located within the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) research precinct.
Currently leading a $35m R&D program, Prof Rose drives innovation in the Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals sector. During his career, he has contributed to the development and translation of innovative medical imaging technologies enabling more effective delivery of diagnostic and treatment planning services, improved patient outcomes and streamlining patient workflows. Prof Rose works closely with clinicians and allied health workers developing the next generation of molecular imaging platforms targeting oncology, neurodegenerative and brain development disorders. Prof Rose also leads an innovative research program in the emerging field theranostics, developing novel biomolecular platforms for improved delivery of therapeutic targets to cancer cells in vivo.
He brings invaluable knowledge of user needs due to his close collaboration with clinicians and allied health workers.