Kevin Pfleger

Kevin Pfleger

Associate Professor at Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research

General Information

Experience

Associate Professor  - University of WA

Head of Molecular Endocrinology and Pharmacology  - Perkins

Education

BA  - 

MA  - Cambridge

MA  - Edinburgh University

Ph.D.  - Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research

Ph.D.  - University of Western Australia , Australia

PhD  - Cambridge University

PhD  - Edinburgh Universities

bachelors/masters degrees  - Cambridge University

Affiliations

Chief Scientific Advisor  - Dimerix Limited

RD Wright Biomedical Research Fellow and Head  - National Health and Medical Research Council

Future Fellow and Head of Molecular Endocrinology-GPCRs  - Australian Research Council

Australian Research Council Future Fellow and Research Associate Professor  - University of Western Ontario

Peter Doherty Research Fellow  - NHMRC 10

Member  - WA State Committee of AusBiotech

Member of the International Advisory Group  - British Pharmacological Society

Recent News  

Associate Professor Kevin Pfleger
Laboratory Head and NHMRC RD Wright Fellow

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Kevin Pfleger
Associate Professor Kevin Pfleger is Head of Molecular Endocrinology and Pharmacology at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and his team studies how hormones and medicines act in the body. "Associate Professor Pfleger is an outstanding mid-career researcher who has an impressive history of innovation," he said. "He and his team are recognised worldwide for their technology development and application to understanding disease mechanisms at the molecular level. His primary focus is currently a treatment for chronic kidney disease, but he is also studying mechanisms underlying cardiovascular disease and cancer, as well as rare diseases" Associate Professor Pfleger holds patents for both technological innovations and a novel therapy for chronic kidney disease. These are being commercialised by spin-out company Dimerix Bioscience Limited that has recently been acquired by ASX-listed Sun Biomedical Limited.

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Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research researcher, Associate Professor Kevin Pfleger, has been awarded a 2017 40under40 award for... more

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