Professor Ashley Bush

Professor Ashley Bush


Director, Oxidation Biology Unit
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
Elected in 2015
Citation on election

Professor Bush is a translational physician-scientist with an outstanding international profile in neurodegenerative disease research, pioneering the importance of metals and oxidation especially as drug targets in Alzheimer’s (AD) and Parkinson’s disease. He is the most highly cited neuroscientist in Australia, is listed in The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds (Thompson Reuters), is a NHMRC Australia Fellow, and has won numerous awards, most recently the Victoria Prize. He leads a large laboratory at the Florey Institute, is Chief Scientist of the CRC for Mental Health, and has founded 4 biotechnology companies.

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