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Personal profile

Research interests

  • Ligand-directed signalling at G protein coupled receptors
  • Role of signalling complexes in G protein coupled receptor signalling
  • Signalling pathways utilised by relaxin family peptide receptors

Monash teaching commitment

  • Lectures to BSc students in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Supervision of Honours students in Drug Discovery Biology
  • Supervision of PhD students in Drug Discovery Biology

External positions

Consultant, Atrogi Pty Ltd

1 Jul 2017 → …

Consultant, Les Laboratoires Servier (Servier Laboratories)

1 Jan 2013 → …

Research area keywords

  • G Protein
  • Ligand-Directed
  • Relaxin

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Projects 2000 2020

Research Output 1969 2019

Adrenoceptors—New roles for old players

Michel, M. C., Bond, R. A. & Summers, R. J., 1 Jul 2019, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 176, 14, p. 2339-2342 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

Open Access

AT1R-AT2R-RXFP1 functional crosstalk in myofibroblasts: Impact on the therapeutic targeting of renal and cardiac fibrosis

Chow, B. S. M., Kocan, M., Shen, M., Wang, Y., Han, L., Chew, J. Y., Wang, C., Bosnyak, S., Mirabito-Colafella, K. M., Barsha, G., Wigg, B., Johnstone, E. K. M., Hossain, M. A., Pfleger, K. D. G., Denton, K. M., Widdop, R. E., Summers, R. J., Bathgate, R. A. D., Hewitson, T. D. & Samuel, C. S., Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 30, 9, 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

BRL37344 stimulates GLUT4 translocation and glucose uptake in skeletal muscle via β 2 -adrenoceptors without causing classical receptor desensitization

Mukaida, S., Sato, M., Öberg, A. I., Dehvari, N., Olsen, J. M., Kocan, M., Halls, M. L., Merlin, J., Sandström, A. L., Csikasz, R. I., Evans, B. A., Summers, R. J., Hutchinson, D. S. & Bengtsson, T., 1 May 2019, In : American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology. 316, 5, p. R666-R677 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Drug-receptor kinetics and sigma-1 receptor affinity differentiate clinically evaluated histamine H3 receptor antagonists

Riddy, D. M., Cook, A. E., Shackleford, D. M., Pierce, T. L., Mocaer, E., Mannoury la Cour, C., Sors, A., Charman, W. N., Summers, R. J., Sexton, P. M., Christopoulos, A. & Langmead, C. J., 1 Jan 2019, In : Neuropharmacology. 144, p. 244-255 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Prizes

ASCEPT/British Pharmacol Soc Visiting Lecturer

Roger Summers (Recipient), 1991

Prize: National/international honour

ASCEPT Life Member

Roger Summers (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Election to learned society

David Syme Research Prize University of Melbourne

Roger Summers (Recipient), 1986

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Faculty Research Award for Excellence in Research

Roger Summers (Recipient), Nov 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2011 2011

  • 1 Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Theme Leader

Roger Summers (Member)
10 Nov 2011

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