Discipline of Pharmacology

Discipline of Pharmacology

The Discipline of Pharmacology of the University of Sydney is the largest of its kind in Australia, with an extensive range of research programs and well equipped undergraduate teaching facilities.

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Congratulations to Associate Professor Daniela Traini and Associate Professor Paul Young on their recently awarded ARC Linkage Grant with the company Aradigm. Their project aims to develop nano-particulate systems based on a single platform technology that can be delivered as an aerosol, and be used for the eradication of biofilms in numerous applications, from healthcare to agriculture.

Congratulations to Dr Michael Gotsbacher  Mr Thomas Telfer and Mr Tomas Richardson-Sanchez, members of the Chemical Biology in Drug Discovery Group, on their recent acceptance to deliver oral presentations at the 10th International Biometals Symposium in Dresden, Germany in July 2016. This is one of the premier conference in metals in biology/biomedicine and is a great achievement.

Congratulations to Associate Professor Rachel Codd who has been elected as a Fellow to the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (FRACI), in recognition of eminence within the chemistry profession. We commend A/Prof Codd on her achievement.

Congratulations to Dr Wendy Imlach, who was recently awarded the Rolf Edgar Lake Research Fellowship by the Sydney Medical School in January 2016.  The Rolf Edgar Lake Postdoctoral Fellowship was established in 1978 to encourage and promote postdoctoral research within the Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney. This fellowship provides three years of funding.

Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Graham Johnston, who was recently elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of New South Wales.