Professor Maree Smith

Professor Maree Smith


Executive Director, Centre for Integrated Preclinical Drug Development
The University of Queensland
Elected in 2015
Citation on election

Professor Maree Smith is recognised internationally in the field of drug discovery-translation, having made significant and sustained contributions to pain relief and new pharmaceutical development. Her discoveries have led to novel treatments for neuropathic and inflammatory pain that have entered the clinical trial stage, and are being commercialised through significant international investment from venture capital firms including Novo Ventures and Canaan Partners. Professor Smith is a highly-regarded speaker with a deep commitment to the development of the profession through active service to professional associations and training the next generation of scientists in the field.

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