Academic staff

Professors

Carol Armour, PhD

Associate Dean, Career Development
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
phone: +61 2 9114 0040
email: carol.armour@sydney.edu.au
Health services; Primary health care; Pharmacology; Asthma; Respiratory tract diseases
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Judith Black, AO, MB BS, PhD, FRACP

NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
phone: +61 2 9114 0342
email: judy.black@sydney.edu.au
Asthma pharmacology; human bronchus; smooth muscle culture; inflammation; signal transduction; protein kinase C; airway structure and function
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Nick Buckley, MD, FRACP

Professor of Clinical Pharmacology
Clinical Toxicologist, Drug Health Services
Sydney Local Health District
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
phone: +61 418 824023
email:
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MacDonald Christie, PhD

Rm W326, Blackburn Building
phone: +61 2 9351 2946
email:
Mechanisms of novel pain therapeutics, neurobiology of opioid tolerance and dependence, opioid receptor regulatory mechanisms
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Christopher Liddle, BSc, MB BS, PhD, FRACP

Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Hepatology
Head, Clinical Pharmacology, Westmead Hospital
phone: +61 2 9845 6086
email:
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Michael Murray, B Pharm (Hons), PhD, DSc

Room 105, Medical Foundation Building K25
Phone: +61 2 9036 3259
email:
Pharmacogenomics, human cytochrome P450 genes, anti-cancer drug design, anti-cancer drug resistance in tumours

J Paul Seale, MB BS, PhD, FRACP FRCP

Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Deputy Director, Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
Room 301B, Blackburn Building
phone: +61 2 9351 6952
email: paul.seale@sydney.edu.au
Asthma; corticosteroids; neuropeptides; beta adrenoceptor agonists
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Robert Vandenberg, BSc (Hons), PhD

Head of Pharmacology
Room 210, Blackburn Building
phone: +61 2 9351 6734
email:
Molecular biology; pharmacology of glutamate transport; electrophysiology
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Associate Professor

Jonathon Arnold, BSc (Hons), PhD

Room 307, Bosch Building
phone: +61 2 9351 6954
email:
The endogenous cannabinoid system; the neurobiology of addiction, stress and anxiety; genetic differences; immediate early genes; behavioural neuropharmacology
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Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich

Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
phone: +61 2 9114 0040
email:
General interests include primary health care research in the area of asthma, inhaler devices and the multidisciplinary care; from both the patient and health care provider perspectives.

Rachel Codd, BSc (Hons), PhD

Room 274, Blackburn Building
phone: +61 2 9351 6738
email: rachel.codd@sydney.edu.au
Prokaryotic iron-uptake mechanisms; protein/small molecule purification, metalloglycomics, EPR spectroscopy.
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Renae Ryan, BSc (Hons), PhD

NH&MRC CDA Fellow
Room 211, Blackburn Building
phone: +61 2 9351 2669
email: renae.ryan@sydney.edu.au
Biophysics of membrane transport; glutamate transport; glycine transport; structural studies of membrane proteins
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Margie Sunde, BSc (Hons), PhD

Room 223, Blackburn Building
phone: +61 2 9351 6955
email: margaret.sunde@sydney.edu.au
Amyloid; infection and immunity; biochemistry; Alzheimer's disease
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Daniela Traini, PhD

ARC Future Fellow
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
phone: +61 2 91140352

Inhalation dug delivery; dry powder; pressurised metered dose inhalers; formulation, material science; lung diseases
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Paul M Young, BSc, Cchem, PhD

ARC Future Fellow
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
phone: +61 2 9114 0350
email:
Inhalation drug delivery; pharmaceutics; aerosol science; respiratory technology
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Senior Lecturers

Elena Bagley, BPharm (Hons), PhD

Rm 326, Blackburn Building
phone: +61 2 9351 4895
email:
Synaptic plasticity in (path)physiological processes, including endogenous opioid actions, development of chronic pain, and drug addiction
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Kellie Charles, BSc (Hons), PhD

Room 306, Blackburn Building
phone: +61 2 9036 5239
email: kellie.charles@sydney.edu.au
Cancer pharmacology, tumour - immune cell interactions, translational and clinical studies of new immunological agents
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Tina Hinton, BSc (Hons), PhD, Grad Dip Sci (Psych)

Room 307, Blackburn Building
phone +61 2 9351 6954
email: tina.hinton@sydney.edu.au
GABA and stress; GABA and natural products; Biomedical Sciences Education Research
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Hilary GE Lloyd, BSc, MSc, PhD

Room 222, Bosch Building
phone: +61 2 9351 2836
email: hilary.lloyd@sydney.edu.au
Neurotransmitter release mechanisms; neuroprotection; protein phosphatases; adenosine; excitatory amino acids; inflammatory mediator release; apoptosis; dopamine; schizophrenia; stroke
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Slade Matthews, BMedSc (Hons), DipEd, PhD

Room 214, Blackburn Building
phone: +61 2 9351 6200
email: slade.matthews@sydney.edu.au
Machine learning applied to biomedical data, complexity analysis and animal toxicology
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Brent E McParland, BSc (Hons), MSc (Hons), PhD

Room 304/305 Blackburn Building
phone: +61 2 9036 6477
email: brent.mcparland@sydney.edu.au
Asthma pharmacology; human bronchus; smooth muscle; airway structure, function and mechanics
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Lenka Munoz, PharmD, PhD

Room 217, Blackburn Building
phone: +61 2 9351 2315
email:
Inflammation in brain tumour microenvironment and Alzheimer's disease, kinases & kinase inhibitors, drug discovery

Lecturers

Associate Lecturer

Nicholas Randal

Room 204, Bosch Building
phone: +61 2 9351 6957
email:

Lauren O'Mullane BBioMedSc, PhD (On maternity leave until 03/15)

Room 204, Bosch Building
phone: +61 2 9351 6957
email:
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