John Myburgh

Professor John Myburgh AO, PhD, DSc, FCICM is Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at UNSW Sydney, Director of the Critical Care Program at the George Institute for Global Health and Senior Intensive Care Physician at St George Hospital, Sydney.

He has an international reputation in the design and conduct of high quality randomised controlled trials primarily through the ANZICS Clinical Trials Group that he was instrumental in establishing in 1994 and internationally through Intensive Care Medicine collaborations in Canadian, Scandinavian and European research networks over the last 20 years.

He has extensive experience in the design and conduct of high-impact randomised controlled trials in fluid resuscitation, including the SAFE, SAFE-TBI, CHEST and PLUS studies, traumatic brain injury, endocrine dysfunction in critically ill patients and severe sepsis.

He holds a NHMRC Leadership Fellowship and has published over 300 papers and received over A$87 in grant funding since 1998.

He is Past-President of the College of Intensive Care Medicine and Past Secretary-General of the World Federation of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine.

Twitter handle @JAMyburgh