Matthew Grant is a Palliative Medicine Physician at St Vincent's and Cabrini Hospital's, Melbourne. He has a background in General Practice and Bioethics. He is involved in research clinically and at the Centre for Palliative Care, and is currently undertaking a PhD examining informal social networks in cancer. He is a lecturer at Monash University, and performs undergraduate and post-graduate teaching at University of Melbourne. His research interest focus on bioethics, improving collaboration between primary and specialist palliative services, and developing social support structures as adjuvants to cancer care.