Professor Bruce Robinson

Professor Bruce Robinson has received national and international recognition through awards and invitations to speak and write on endocrine tumours. He has forged links with countries in SE Asia including Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and China and has assisted in training hundreds of health professionals from these countries. He has reformed curricula locally and is working […]

Professor Warwick Anderson

Professor Warwick Anderson is a distinguished historian of the biomedical and biological sciences, whose research has transformed our understanding of colonial and tropical medicine, and helped to explain the development of global health. His conceptual histories of the recent biomedical sciences, especially immunology, have enriched scientists’ knowledge of the development of their discipline and enhanced […]

Professor Kaarin Anstey

Professor Kaarin Anstey is a world leader in cognitive ageing and dementia risk reduction. Her program of research has contributed to the evidence base on dementia prevention through identification and quantification of risk factors for dementia, the development of risk assessment tools and implementation of interventions. Professor Anstey’s work has directly informed informed public policy […]

Professor Ron Grunstein

Professor Ron Grunstein MBBS MD PhD FRACP FAHMS AM is the leading sleep medicine clinician-researcher in Australia and one of the world leaders in this discipline. He has been engaged in the field from its early origins and has played a major role in the development of the academic, clinical, professional and policy aspects of […]

Professor Kirsten Howard

Professor Kirsten Howard is an internationally acknowledged leader in health economics. She is Co-Director of the Menzies Centre for Health Policy and Economics, and leads a health economics group with internationally recognised expertise in patient and community preference elicitation, quality of life and wellbeing measurement, and economic evaluation. With research funding as CI in excess […]

Professor Christine Jenkins

Professor Christine Jenkins (Head of the Respiratory Group at The George Institute for Global Health) is a renowned authority in the field of airways diseases ‐ in particular Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ‐ whose contributions have spanned from fundamental studies to large NHMRC‐funded trials (230+ publications; H‐index 50). Professor Jenkins has also contributed […]

Professor Rebecca Guy

Professor Rebecca Guy, Leader of the Approaches to Surveillance Cross Cutting Theme at The Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney, is a renowned international authority in the surveillance and evaluation of public health interventions related to HIV and sexually transmissible infections. Professor Guy’s has received continuous funding by the NHMRC over the past 10 years. She has […]

Distinguished Professor David Adams

Distinguished Professor David Adams is internationally recognised as a leader in membrane physiology and neuroscience research, specifically the study of membrane receptor and ion channel function using molecular biological and electrophysiological recording techniques. His research over the last twenty years has characterised novel peptides isolated from the venom of cone snails as probes for ion […]

Professor Nicholas Buckley

Professor Nicholas Buckley’s research focusses on toxicology and adverse effects of drugs, pesticides and snakebite using a range of methods including systematic reviews, clinical trials, drug development, public health interventions, pharmaco-epidemiology and policy analysis, leading to over 300 articles in refereed journals. Many of Professor Buckley’s research findings have translated into changed practice and improved […]

Professor Peter Cistulli

Professor Peter Cistulli is recognised nationally and internationally as a clinical and research leader in the field of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine. He has made major contributions to the understanding of the causes and treatment of common sleep disorders, such as Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA). His pioneering work on novel therapies, and particularly oral appliances […]

Professor Guy Marks

Professor Guy Marks is a world-leading respiratory physician and epidemiologist, whose outstanding contributions to the fields of asthma, chronic lung disease, tuberculosis (TB) and air pollution have transformed the national and global responses to these health problems. His sustained research through the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research has been recognised by major awards from the […]

Professor Jennifer Martin

Professor Jennifer Martin is dual-trained clinical pharmacologist and physician based in Newcastle. Through combining her clinical practice with a strong program of research, she has driven clinical impact through knowledge translation and informing effective government policy and regulation with evidence-based research. Her research spans the full translational pathway, from discovery and animal development work, to […]

Professor Steve Vucic

Professor Steve Vucic is a clinical academic and internationally recognised researcher in the field of neuroscience with an emphasis on understanding amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) pathogenesis. His key discoveries relating to identification of “cortical hyperexcitability” as an important pathophysiological mechanism in ALS have transformed the understanding of ALS, resulted in novel therapeutic approaches and led […]

Professor Kirsten McCaffery

Professor Kirsten McCaffery is a highly productive academic with exceptional research output and impact for a behavioural scientist working in public health, with over 230 publications and impact on national and international policy and practice. Professor McCaffery has shown leadership in the establishment of the Sydney Health Literacy Lab, in Wiser Healthcare, and as Director […]

Professor Susan Clark

Professor Susan Clark is a worldwide pioneer in the field of cancer epigenetics. Her research revolutionised the field through her pivotal contribution to advancements in new technologies for profiling DNA methylation changes in early development and cancer. Her current research involves understanding the 3D epigenetic landscape of large‐scale domains in cancer, and developing new genome‐wide […]

Professor Carolyn Sue

Professor Carolyn Sue is a neurologist and internationally regarded for her work in Parkinson’s disease and mitochondrial disease. She is Australia’s leading mitochondrial disease clinician, running the country’s largest tertiary referral clinic and benchmarking mitochondrial disease practice. She was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for her significant service to medicine, particularly mitochondrial […]

Professor Minoti Apte

Professor Minoti Apte is internationally renowned for her pioneering work on pancreatic stellate cell biology which opened up a whole new area of research into pancreatic fibrogenesis, a prominent feature of chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. The quality of work has been recognised comprehensively, including via >$14.5M in competitive funding and numerous prestigious awards. She […]

Professor Ian Jacobs

Professor Ian Jacobs, for the last 30-years, has headed a research team working on early detection and risk prediction of cancer with a particular focus on screening for ovarian cancer, leading to grants valued at >$80M, over 400 publications and an H-Index of >75. In addition to leading large scale research programs, Jacobs is the […]

Professor Hala Zreiqat

Professor Hala Zreiqat has developed a novel class of ceramic biomaterials for musculoskeletal regeneration, pioneering new cell, molecular biology and nanoscience techniques to produce ceramics that combine high strength and bioactivity. She also developed the technology to fabricate these biomaterials as 3D-printed patient-specific implants. She is Director of the ARC Centre for Innovative BioEngineering, Chair […]

Professor Mark Parsons

Professor Mark Parsons is an internationally recognised leader in Stroke Medicine, and a highly sought-after speaker, instructor and mentor, both nationally and internationally, in all aspects of clinical neuroscience. He is an international authority in Stroke clinical trials, and brain imaging, and has translated much of his research into clinical practice change. Professor Parsons has […]