Researcher biography

I was an MRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of Leicester, UK 1980-3, and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund laboratories, London 1983-6. After a 6 month EMBO Fellowship to the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in Berne, Switzerland, in 1986 I was appointed Lecturer in Biochemistry at the Royal College Surgeons (Univ. London). In 1990 I was appointed Group Leader at Yamanouchi Research Institute, Oxford. In 2002 I joined The University of Queensland as Senior Lecturer, and promoted to Associate Professor in 2006. From 2005-8 I was Deputy CEO of the CRC for Chronic Inflammatory Diseases (CRC-CID).

I have international collaborations with Profs Chris Buckley and Steve Watson (University of Birmingham, UK); Prof Simon Lovestone and Dr. Richard Killick (Kings College London).