Basil Roufogalis

BPharm, MPharm, PhD, DSc

NICM Adjunct Professor

NICM Research Committee Chair

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