Professor Anthony Weiss

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology
School of Molecular Bioscience

G08 - Biochemistry Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9351 3464
F: +61 2 9351 4726

Biographical details

Research interests

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The Weiss Lab's research focuses on the assembly of human elastic tissue, damage and its repair. We are very interested in the amazing, self-assembling elastic protein tropoelastin and the use of synthetic elastin to repair elastic tissues in skin, artery, bladder and lung.

Current national competitive grants*


Bioengineering Endovascular Prostheses with Proactive Biocompatibility
Ng M, Weiss T, Bilek M
NHMRC Project Grants ($606,325 over 3 years)

Versatile elastin based hybrid hydrogels for chondrocyte transplantation and repair
Weiss T, Dehghani F
ARC Discovery Projects ($280,000 over 3 years)


Multifuntional surfaces for implantable biomedical devices
Bilek M, Weiss T, McKenzie D
ARC Linkage Projects ($540,000 over 2 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney