Doctor Edward Litton (MBChB, FCICM, PG Cert Echocardiography, MSc Clinical Trials, PhD) is a Staff Specialist in Intensive Care Medicine and Director of ICU Research at Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth Western Australia. He is the recipient of a National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellowship and is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Western Australia.
He is a member of the executive committee of the Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Centre for Outcomes Research Evaluation where he is clinical director of the Critical Care Resources Registry. Dr Litton is the recipient of over $6M in research support and has published over 70 manuscripts in the peer reviewed literature. His principle areas of research include sepsis and pneumonia, high risk patients undergoing cardiac surgery, iron metabolism in critical illness, acute lung injury and sleep in critical illness.