Graham was appointed to the Trust Board in 1995.
Awarded a Fogarty Fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, Washington DC from 1987–1989, Graham then took a scientist position with Ciba-Geigy in Basel Switzerland for five years before returning to New Zealand to take up the position of Research Director of the Malaghan Institute in 1994.
Graham is a Professor of the School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington. A Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand, in 2014 he was made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for his services to medical research.
CNZM, FRSNZ, FRCPA (Hon), BSc(Massey), Dip Immunol(Otago), MPHIL (Auckland), PhD(Auckland)