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
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McCaughey Chair in Biochemistry
National Health and Medical Research Council Leadership Fellow
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology
School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney
Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney
Sydney Nano Institute, University of Sydney
Founder, Elastagen Pty Ltd (bought by Allergan/AbbVie)
Global President of TERMIS
Professor Tony Weiss is inducted as global President of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) at the World Congress in Maastricht in November 2021.
Editorial Board of Bioengineering
Professor Tony Weiss has been invited to join the Editorial Board of the journal Bioengineering. He is on 13 editorial boards.
Front Cover: Trends in Biotechnology
Ziyu Wang, Sally Liu, Suzanne Mithieux and Tony Weiss were awarded recognition with the front cover and a featured article in the May issue of the Cell Press journal, Trends in Biotechnology.
Professor John Irvine Hunter Prize
The Professor John Irvine Hunter Prize for Research in Anatomical Sciences has been awarded to Aleen Al Halawani who is doing her postgraduate research in our lab.
National Health and Medical Research Council Investigator Award
Professor Tony Weiss commenced as a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Leadership Fellow. He was awarded the highest category in their innovative flagship NHMRC Investigator program. The NHMRC is Australia's peak medical granting body.
Four invited talks in December 2020
Professor Tony Weiss is invited to give two keynote talks at the World Biomaterials Congress, a plenary presentation at the International Symposium of Materials in Regenerative Medicine, and serve as a panelist at the annual translational forum of the Australian Research Council Training Centre for Innovative Bioengineering, all online.
European Horizon 2020 Grant
Professor Tony Weiss is a co-recipient of a prestigious Horizon 2020 grant from the EU. The EU's Research and Innovation Framework Programme is aimed at supporting activities and exchange at eight participating universities.