Researcher biography

Dr Arutha Kulasinghe is a Peter Doherty NHMRC Research Fellow, and leads the 'Spatial biology and liquid biopsy' group at the University of Queensland. Dr Kulasinghe has pioneered spatial transcriptomics using digital spatial profiling approaches in the Asia-Pacific region, contributing to world-first studies for lung cancer and COVID-19. His research aims to understand the underlying pathobiology by using an integrative multi-omics approach. Dr Kulasinghe has published his research in 50 manuscripts and is supported by the NHMRC, AAS, Cure Cancer, MRFF and numerous philanthropic and hospital foundations.