Professor G.W. McCaughan is a national / international leader in Liver pathobiology and Clinical Liver transplantation/Hepatology. He has Hirsch Index of 60 / 68 (Scopus / Google) and has over 420 peer-reviewed published manuscripts. Achievements include the cloning of several human genes, understanding the cellular / molecular basis of liver transplant tolerance and liver diseases together with developing therapeutic strategies to effect clinical outcomes.
He has served as President of the International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS) and was recently awarded the ILTS 2013 Distinguished Service award. National leadership is reflected as Chair of Australian Liver Association (2009-2013) and President TSANZ 2013-2015