Associate Professor Min Ru Qiu

Anatomical Pathology, Cytopathology & Histopathology Department

Dr Min Ru Qiu

Associate Professor Min Ru Qiu MBBS, PhD, FRCPA, FFRCPA, is a Senior Staff Specialist in Anatomical pathology and molecular pathology at SydPath, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney.  She is a conjoint Associate Professor of St Vincent’s Hospital Clinical School of the University of New South Wales, and an adjunct Associate Professor of the University of Notre Dame. Dr Qiu graduated from Zhongshan Medical University of China in 1984, obtained her PhD in Medicine from the University of New South Wales in 2004, and was granted Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists in 2007. After completing a one year Clinical Fellowship, sponsored by NSW Cancer Institute, Dr Qiu was formally appointed as a Staff Specialist at St Vincent’s Hospital in 2009.   

Her primary interest is in molecular pathology, pulmonary pathology and haematopathology. She has extensive expertise in solid tumour fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) assays,  next generation sequencing (NGS), and PCR based testing, incorporating a wide range of cutting edge predictive molecular biomarkers essential for cancer treatment decisions. She was one of the first anatomical pathologists in Australia to receive the Certificate for Genetic/Genomic Testing from the RCPA in 2019 and currently is a designated pathologist in tumour molecular testing at SydPath. She is the convenor of Oncology subcommittee of the RCPA QAP Molecular and Genome Advisory committee and has been an assessor of lung molecular modules of EMQN and GenQA .

A/Prof Qiu has many collaborative projects with campus research groups including the MOST study group, St Vincent’s Centre for Applied Medical Research and Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute. So far she has more than 40 publications in peer-reviewed journals.