Research at the Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacology spans from molecular understanding of disease, translational research and drug development.
Our key research themes include:
- Drug discovery and development
- Structural biology
- Protein engineering
- Design and chemical biology
- Pharmacology of the cardiovascular and central nervous system
- Respiratory pharmacology
- Molecular pharmacology
There is also a focus on information technology with development of multimedia teaching methods. The Department has with strong links with the pharmaceutical industry via collaborative research programs. While research within the department attracts funding from industry and government.
ARC Centre for Personalised Therapeutics Technologies
Advancing technologies to remove long standing barriers to new drug discovery and development.
Lung Health Research Centre
Maximising the visibility, understanding and translational impact of stem cell research and technologies.