Postgraduate: PhD, Orthopaedics Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Conferred in 1999.
Postdoctoral: Craniofacial & Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (1999-2001).
Previous Positions: Royal Adelaide Hospital Florey Research Fellow (2002-2003), NHMRC RD Wright Fellow (2004-2007); NHMRC Senior Research Fellow (2008-2012), Department of Haematology, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science, Adelaide, South Australia.
Current position: NHMRC Principal Research Fellow, Founder and Head of the Mesenchymal Stem Cell Laboratory, School of Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia (2013-present). Co-Director, Centre for Stem Cell Research, University of Adelaide, South Australia (2007-present).
Research: My research addresses fundamental questions concerning mesenchymal stem cell biology and the utility of these populations as cellular based therapies for the regeneration of bone, cartilage, teeth, ligament, cardiac muscle and neural tissue.
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