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Research interests

The ECRU Translational Research Division laboratory is based at the Eastern Health Clinical School, Monash University Department of Medicine. Within the laboratory I supervise a research team involved in in vitro and in vivo evaluation of novel HDACi's and a number of other translational research projects. The research team consists of Dr Pavel Sluka together with past and present BSc (Hons) and PhD students. The laboratory is funded through competitive granting agencies together with pharmaceutical company research grants.


Associate Professor Dear completed his medical degree, with honours, at Monash University. He continued his clinical training at the Alfred and Box Hill Hospital campuses and currently holds an appointment at Eastern Health as a clinical consultant in Vascular Medicine. Associate Professor Dear obtained his PhD from Monash University for research examining the molecular biological control of components of the plasminogen activating system.

Associate Professor Dear heads the Eastern Clinical Research Unit (ECRU) Translational Research Division Laboratory at Monash University, Department of Medicine, Eastern Health Clinical School.

Associate Professor Dear is involved in numerous scientific collaborations with national and international research groups focusing on translational research programmes in several clinical disciplines.

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Neointimal Hyperplasia
  • Cellular Biology
  • Clinical Trial
  • Demethylation Agents
  • Diabetes
  • Epigenetics
  • Glucagon-Like
  • Endothelial Cells
  • Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors
  • Light activated drugs
  • Translational Research
  • Vascular Biology
  • Vascular Disease
  • Drug eluting balloon
  • Medical devices

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