Key player in GPCR research to visit CNBP

sanam Mustafa14 November 2016:

Dr Sanam Mustafa has organised the visit to CNBP of a key player in the field of G protein-coupled receptors research, Professor Graeme Milligan.

The visit will take place in Adelaide, Friday 25th November 2016 – If you would like to chat with Professor Milligan please contact Dr Sanam Mustafa via email (sanam.mustafa@adelaide.edu.au).

Professor Milligan’s main research group centres on the function, structure and regulation of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) and their interacting proteins. He has published some 500 peer-reviewed articles on these topics. His research has been cited more than 24,000 times. Professor Graeme Milligan graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Birmingham. He went on to do his PhD at the University of Nottingham. Graeme was elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1998 and, amongst various honours, was the recipient of the Ariens Award for pharmacology from the Dutch Pharmacological Society in 2006 and the JR Vane Medal for Pharmacology from the British Pharmacological Society in 2016. Professor Milligan is currently a Professor of Molecular Pharmacology, Dean of Research, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences and a Gardiner Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Glasgow. Professor Milligan is also a non-executive director and co-founder of the company Caldan Therapeutics which is searching for novel treatments for type II diabetes.

Professor Milligan will first present a keynote address at the Adelaide Pharmacology Group Meeting at the National Wine Centre on Friday 25th, followed by an afternoon tour of CNBP and one-to-one meetings.