Professor Sanjay Garg

Professor of Pharmaceutical Science, University of South Australia


Seminar details to come.

Speaker bio

Prof Sanjay Garg is a pharmaceutical scientist with a passion for research and teaching in translational drug development and delivery and a mission to make lives better for our patients. He is the Director of Pharmaceutical Innovation and Development Group (PIDG) and the Centre for Cancer Diagnostics and Therapeutics (CCDT) at the University of South Australia. 

His interdisciplinary research is based on the principles of engagement, innovation, translation and impact. Prof Garg's team is focusing on novel anticancer drug delivery systems, antibacterial compounds and formulations for superbugs, wound healing, and veterinary formulations using advanced pharmaceutical techniques.

Several formulations from his laboratory have reached clinical trials and market, including Phexii which was approved by US FDA for marketing as a contraceptive in 2020.

With the research team, he has published 228 research papers, several patents, book chapters, books, and completed technology transfers for twelve products, leading to h index of 56 (Google Scholar). He has supervised over 200 research scholars at all levels, including 8 current PhD students. He was honoured with the APSA medal in 2015.


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 2022 seminars



12-1pm, Friday 1st April (PACE R5034 and Zoom)

Dr Ran Wang, Mater Research Institute, UQ

12-1pm, Friday 22nd April (Zoom Only)

Dr Joanna Harnett, School of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney

12-1pm, Friday 29th April (PACE R5034 and Zoom)Dr Iman Azimi, Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Science, University of Tasmania

12-1pm, Friday 6th May (PACE R5034 and Zoom)

Dr Larisa Labzin, Institute of Molecular Bioscience, UQ

12-1pm, Friday 20th May (PACE R5034 and Zoom)

Prof Nina Barnett, Consultant Pharmacist,

Visiting Professor Kingston University, UK, London

11am-12pm, Friday 27th May (Zoom only)

Prof Terry Hebert, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

12-1pm, Friday 3rd June (PACE R5034 and Zoom)

A/Prof Joy Wolfram, School of Chemical Engineering, UQ

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

Dr Rink-Jan Lohman, School of Pharmacy, UQ and

Dr Karnaker Reddy Tupally, School of Pharmacy, UQ

12-1pm, Friday 1st July (PACE R5034 and Zoom)

Dr Khay Fong, School of Environmental Life Sciences, University of Newcastle


Online via Zoom (register via link)