Dr. Lani Prideaux
Prof. Alex Thompson
Dr Lani Prideaux is a consultant Gastroenterologist with a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease. Lani graduated from The University of Melbourne with honours and undertook her specialist Gastroenterology training at Monash Medical Centre and St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne. She received an Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship and completed a PhD in inflammatory bowel disease at St Vincent’s Hospital, under the supervision of Professor Michael Kamm. Her PhD investigated the gut microbiota within and between Hong Kong and Australia, in Asians and Caucasians.
In 2013 Lani spent an extended period at Cedars Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles working with the world expert in inflammatory bowel disease A/Prof Marla Dubinsky.
Lani has published widely in national and international journals and has spoken at numerous national and international conferences. She has been a reviewer for a number of journals including Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Journal and BMC Gastroenterology Journal. She has also been a project grant reviewer for the USA based Broad Medical Research Program.
Lani continues to maintain a broad range of interests in all areas of Gastroenterology including gastroscopy and colonoscopy, hepatitis, reflux, inflammatory bowel diseases, functional bowel disorders and capsule endoscopy. She has a public appointment at Monash Health.