Matthew is a medical graduate of The University of Queensland and is a current Urology specialty trainee based in Queensland, Australia as well as being a Lecturer in the Department of Surgery, The University of Queensland. He completed his PhD under the supervision of Professor “Frank” Gardiner investigating new biomarkers for the early detection and characterization of prostate cancer. He has authored multiple peer reviewed papers in international journals and presented his research at international urology and clinical cancer meetings. His clinically related research interests involve a diverse range of collaborations and extend into urological infectious diseases, evidence-based medicine using meta-analysis and early detection and imaging of localized prostate cancer, for which he has received numerous research scholarships and awards.