Biography

Arthur Christopoulos

Arthur Christopoulos

Arthur Christopoulos, BPharm PhD, is Professor of Pharmacology at the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, and a Senior Principal Research Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia. His research focuses on novel paradigms of drug action, in particular allosteric modulation and biased agonism, at G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) and incorporates computational and mathematical modeling, medicinal chemistry, structural and chemical biology, and animal models of disease. He has over 270 publications (including Nature, Cell, Nat Chem Biol, Nat Comm, JCI and PNAS), over 170 invited presentations, has served on the Editorial Board of 8 journals, consults for numerous pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and is Deputy Chair of the NC-IUPHAR. He has been a recipient of the John J. Abel Award from the American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, the Rand Medal from the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists, the British Pharmacological Society’s Gaddum Memorial Award, the IUPHAR Analytical Pharmacology Lecturer, and a Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa) from the University of Athens. Thomson Reuters have twice named him a Highly Cited Researcher in Pharmacology and Toxicology.