FYRACMLS-Presenter-SmithM
Position:

Director, CIPDD


Department:

School of Biomedical Sciences


Organization:

The University of Queensland


Country:

Australia

Prof. Maree T Smith

PhD

Maree Smith AC, is Emeritus Professor and Director of the Centre for Integrated Preclinical Drug Development (CIPDD) in the School of Biomedical Sciences at The University of Queensland. Internationally, she is a leading researcher in biomedical discovery/translation with particular expertise in the novel pain therapeutics field. She is inventor on a patented novel analgesic technology that was licensed to the UQ spin-out company, Spinifex Pharmaceuticals, for commercialization and acquired by Novartis in 2015. Although her focus is on IP-sensitive research, she has maintained an excellent publication output, with >180 publications to date. She has also advised/co-advised 33 PhD students and more than 50 Research Masters/Honours students to completion, as well as mentored numerous researchers in the past three decades.

Sessions



Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Time
10:45am EDT12:15pm EDT

Angiotensin Receptor Signaling as a Pain Target: Bench, Bedside and Back-Translation

Tracks: Mechanisms
Categories: Topical Workshop

The major bioactive molecule in the renin-angiotensin system, the peptide hormone angiotensin II orchestrates many more processes than blood pressure…



Friday, September 23, 2022

Time
8:15am EDT9:30am EDT

Nonopioid Analgesics Discovery and the Valley of Death – EMA401 from Concept to Clinical Trial

Categories: Plenary Lecture, Virtual Program
Presented By: Prof. Maree T Smith

Success in translating promising preclinical efficacy data for molecules from analgesics discovery programs to positive clinical trial outcomes is limited,…