Dr Neal Walker graduated from the University of Queensland with a University Medal for Medicine. He was awarded an MD for work on apoptosis in collaboration with Professor John Kerr.
After obtaining his Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, Dr Walker worked as a Senior Anatomical Pathologist at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Princess Alexandra Hospital and Queensland Medical Laboratory.
He has been an active participant in the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia including time as a previous state councillor. Dr Walker is Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Pathology, University of Queensland.
Dr Walker has published articles in the areas of basic pathology, clinical gastroenterology and hepatology research, and liver pathology, and has considerable experience in presentations to specialist pathology and gastrointestinal audiences. His current research is focussed on serrated polyps and the serrated cancer pathway.