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Dr Shane Battye trained in histopathology at the Austin, Box Hill and Peter MacCallum Cancer Hospitals after graduating from the University of Melbourne. He has worked as a pathologist at the Austin Hospital and, for the last four years, at TissuPath, gaining a broad depth of experience and expertise in gastrointestinal and urological pathology, while building great relationships with the surgeons, oncologists and clinicians he has worked with.
He is active in research with the Department of Urology and Surgery at the University of Melbourne and Royal Melbourne Hospital, and contributor to a number of recent publications in peer reviewed journals; most recently involving high resolution 3D mapping of prostate cancer and prostatic nerves. He has further work in progress on the distribution of specific subtypes of nerves around the prostate.
In addition, Dr Battye has a passion for computer science and has received awards for developing pathology technology from the University of Melbourne and the State Government of Victoria. He has been an invited speaker to international conferences on 3D scanning and modelling of pathology specimens, presented at Google, Silicon Valley and his system for 3D macroscopic modelling is currently used at centers including Stanford University and the University of Sydney. In 2015 he was awarded prizes at the Tech23 summit in Sydney from Citrix and Amazon.