Senior Research Fellow, Acting Deputy Associate Head Pharmacy
BBioSc (Hons), PhD
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Associate Professor Güven is a biomedical scientist with an international reputation for the molecular pathologies of mitochondrial diseases and for drug discovery approaches to treat these disorders. Since April 2012, he has been a Senior Research Fellow in Pharmacy and previously directed the pre-clinical research department at Santhera Pharmaceuticals, (Liestal, Switzerland, 2008-2012). From 2001-2007 he was a Senior Research Officer at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR, Brisbane), where he worked on human ataxia syndromes.
A/Prof Güven 's teaching interests include molecular toxicology in response to drugs, toxins and radiation, oxidative stress and antioxidants, vitamins and food supplements, cell biology and drug discovery and development.
His areas of research include drug discovery and development, drug reprofiling, mitochondrial and neuromuscular diseases, cellular toxicology and cellular and animal models of human disorders.
Authorised by the Associate Head, Pharmacy
1 May, 2015