Dr Christina Trambas

Biochemistry - Chemical Pathologist - Acting Medical Director of Pathology

A graduate of The University of Melbourne, Dr Trambas trained in Chemical Pathology at The Alfred Hospital and Melbourne Pathology before being awarded her fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) in 2017. Prior to entering Medicine, Dr Trambas completed a Bachelor of Science with Honours and a PhD in Immunology at The University of Tasmania, and undertook a Post- Doctoral Fellowship at The Dunn School of Pathology at Oxford University, where she studied the cell biology of natural killer cells.

Dr Trambas previously worked at Melbourne Pathology and the Austin before joining St Vincent's. She has wide-ranging interests in the field, including cardiac troponins and cardiovascular risk assessment, as well as in general endocrinology. Dr Trambas also has a special interest in assay interferences, and has recently published a number of papers on biotin interference in streptavidin- based immunoassays.

Teaching is another important focus, and Dr Trambas is involved in lecturing and tutoring at the Cabrini- Monash Clinical School and The University of Melbourne.