If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Biography

Professor of Pharmaceutical Biology, Theme Leader: Drug Delivery, Disposition and Dynamics, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University (based at Monash Parkville Campus)

Research interests

  • Use of stem cells, and cells derived by differentiation of stem cells, in drug discovery.  
  • Differentiation of pluripotent stem cells to derive brain cells (particularly neurons and microglia)
  • Stem cell derived models of neurodegenerative diseases (Parkinsosn's and Alzheimer's diseases)
  • Design and performance of delivery systems for nucleic acid therapeutics (DNA and RNA).
  • Lipid-based delivery systems for oral delivery of poorly water-soluble drugs and oral peptides.

 

Monash teaching commitment

I have responsibility for teaching programs in our BPharm, new MPharm, and BPharm SCi degree programs.  As a member of the Faculty Executive I assist in allocation of staff workload across various units.

I teach into units involving  virology, biotechnology, formulations of small molecule drugs and biotech products, cancer biology and general methods in molecular biology.

I teach postgraduate students throughout the academic calendar year - currently I co-supervise 16 PhD students 

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

Network

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or
  • Executive

    Colin Pouton (Member)

    2 Jan 2012

    Activity: External Academic EngagementGrant review responsibilities

  • Member

    Colin Pouton (Member)

    22 Sep 2011

    Activity: External Academic EngagementSubmissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries