Dr. Michael Findlay
Professor Michael Findlay specialises in the field of gastro-intestinal malignancy. He graduated from Otago University School of Medicine in 1983 training in Medical Oncology. He was granted entry to the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 1990.
Michael trained in Wellington, Sydney and London, where he developed a clinical research interest in cancers of the gastro-intestinal tract. He completed a Doctor of Medicine degree in this field while in London before returning to Sydney and then New Zealand. In 2002 he was appointed Professor of Oncology at the University of Auckland.
Michael is a practising Medical Oncologist at Canopy Cancer Care.
He has a research interest in gastric, oesophageal, liver, pancreatic, neuroendocrine, GIST and colorectal (bowel) cancers. In addition to being a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group he is Director of Cancer Trials New Zealand – a national cancer clinical research organisation.
Michael is married with three children and enjoys his spare time with family, travelling and playing (rather bad) golf.