IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Diagnostics and therapeutics

Research focus

  • Investigating peptides derived from the venom of marine cone snails as a novel candidate for treating visceral pain
  • Utilising peptides for targeted drug delivery, for example in getting anti-cancer drugs to tumours

Research projects

Publications and funding

Other roles

  • Professor, School of Medicine, University of Wollongong
  • Honorary Professor, University of Queensland
  • Honorary Professor, RMIT University 

IHMRI research team

Research fellows

Dr Jeffrey McArthur T: 61 2 4221 5843 | E: jefferym@uow.edu.au
Dr Han-Shen Tae T: 61 2 4221 5425 | E: hstae@uow.edu.au
Dr Rocio Finol-Urdaneta T: 61 2 4239 2267 | E: rfinolu@uow.edu.au
Dr Karen Luna Ramirez T: 61 2 4239 2264 | E: ramirezk@uow.edu.au
Dr Mahsa Sadeghi E: msadeghi@uow.edu.au

PhD candidates

Anuja Roy Bony Ion channel modulators of pain pathways
Lydia Bye Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor structure and function probed with venom derived peptides.