Distinguished Professor Emeritus Judith Clements AC

Speaker bio:

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Judith Clements AC is co-founder and former Scientific Director of the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre-Queensland, within the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI), Queensland University of Technology, based at the Translational Research Institute on the Princess Alexandra Hospital Biomedical Precinct in Brisbane. She initiated and led the Cancer Program within the School of Biomedical Sciences (then Life Sciences) and more recently at IHBI from 1997-2014. She was continuously funded as an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow for 16 years from 2000-2016. The focus of her research is the role of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) (the current test for prostate cancer)-related kallikrein peptidases and their utility as biomarkers or therapeutic targets for prostate and ovarian cancer. She has over 260 publications (>13,000 citations; H index 60) in scientific journals and collaborates widely with colleagues in the US, Canada, the UK and Europe.


About Seminar Series

The School of Pharmacy Seminar Series involves regular formal presentations of high-quality scholarly work with broad appeal.

The wider School community is invited to attend, including academic and professional staff, special guests, visitors, as well as HDR, postgraduate, masters and honours students.

Seminars are held on Fridays from 12pm–1pm in room 5034 in the Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence, 20 Cornwall St Woolloongabba (next to TRI and the PA Hospital).

Confirmed 2021 seminars

Date Presenter
12-1pm, Friday 19 March
(PACE R5034 and Zoom)
Professor Paul Clarke, Director Diamantina Institute        
12-1pm, Friday 16 April
(Zoom only)
Associate Professor Francine Marques, Monash University     
12-1pm, Friday 23 April
(Zoom only)
Associate Professor Ben Colagiuri, Sydney University 
12-1pm, Friday 7 May
(Zoom only)
Dr Laurence Cheung, Curtin University
12-1pm, Friday 30 July
(location TBC)
Dr Gary Chan, UQ CYSUR
12-1pm, Friday 13 August
(Zoom only)
Professor Sanjay Garg, University of South Australia
12-1pm, Friday 3 September
(PACE R5034 and Zoom)
Associate Professor Michael Barras, UQ Pharmacy
12-1pm 10 September
(Online via Zoom)

Professor Josephine Forbes, Mater Research


12-1pm, Friday 17 September
(PACE R5034 and Zoom)

Professor Nigel McMillan, Program Director: Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Menzies Health Institute QLD, Griffith University

12-1pm, Friday 24 September
(Location TBC)
Denuja Karunakaran, IMB Fellow, Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), UQ


Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence, 20 Cornwall St, Woolloongabba