Basil Roufogalis

BPharm, MPharm, PhD, DSc

Adjunct Professor, NICM Health Research Institute

Research Committee Chair, NICM Health Research Institute



Basil Roufogalis is an Emeritus Professor, of the Discipline of Pharmacology at the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney. He joins NICM Health Research Institute as an Adjunct Professor and serves as the chair of NICM Health Research Institute's Research Committee.

Emeritus Professor Roufogalis has been involved in grant reviews, promotions committees, journal reviews and PhD thesis reviews, and supervises both PhD and Honours students. He has presented at over 50 seminars and conferences as an invited speaker since 1998, and has published in excess of 250 papers.

His research interests include; new therapeutic agents from medicinal herbs in diabetes, and hyperlipidaemia, but also in pain and cancer; traditional medicines for protection of diabetic complications and metabolic syndrome; mechanisms of herbal medicines and multi drug resistance in cancer.