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The Weiss Lab's research focuses on the use of human tropoelastin in tissue assembly and wound repair. We are very interested in the blend of biochemistry and cell biology, as well as the tissue engineering and regenerative medicine opportunities provided by this amazing elastic protein.
Location: Level 4 East, Charles Perkins Centre D17
University of Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 93513464
McCaughey Chair in Biochemistry
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology
School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney
Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney
Bosch Institute, University of Sydney
Sydney Nano Institute, University of Sydney
Scientific Founder, Elastagen Pty Ltd
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Brain Korea 21 (BK21 DKU), South Korea
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President of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society
Professor Tony Weiss has been honoured by being elected as the next President of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society. This is the first time a President of this global society was elected from the Southern Hemisphere.
Virgin Australia Star of 2018
Virgin Australia recognised Professor Tony Weiss as one of their Stars of 2018 in their inflight magazine during an overview of the year, intended to celebrate Australian 'movers and shakers whose careers went stellar this year'.
Dennis Lowther Award to Richard Wang
The Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand gave Richard Wang their top student award. Richard is researching 3D vascular networks as part of his PhD in the Weiss Lab. Congratulations Richard!
Professor Tony Weiss awarded the Premier's Prize for Leadership in Innovation
Professor Tony Weiss was awarded the NSW Premier’s Prize for Science & Engineering Leadership in Innovation. The award night was a glittering celebration of science at Government House hosted by the Governor and the Premier, led by the Office of the Chief Scientist and Engineer.
Professor Tony Weiss was awarded the 2018 Johnson & Johnson Eureka Prize for Innovation in Medical Research. Described as the 'Oscars of Science' the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes reward excellence in the fields of research & innovation, leadership, science engagement and school science.
Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence to Professor Tony Weiss
Professor Tony Weiss received the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence for Outstanding Research Engagement and Innovation.
Professor Tony Weiss: Fellow of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
Professor Tony Weiss has been honored with the title of Fellow by the Governing Board of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society. The award is in recognition for a formative role in shaping and forming the tissue engineering and regenerative medicine field and the Society, and helping lay the foundation for the conceptualization, discovery, development and now clinical translation of novel approaches for functional tissue replacement.