Maree Smith

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Maree Therese Smith AC is an Australian researcher, inventor and innovator based at the University of Queensland. She is executive director of the Centre for Integrated Preclinical Drug Development, and TetraQ (a drug testing facility), head of the Pain Research Group in the UQ School of Pharmacy, and the inventor and developer of a potential novel treatment for chronic pain, EMA401.[1][2]

Smith received a 2012 Life Sciences Queensland Industry Award for Excellence,[3] the 2015 Johnson & Johnson Innovation Industry Excellence Award for biotech industry leadership,[4] and the 2016 Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering Clunies Ross Award for contributions to the application of technology for the benefit of Australia.[5]

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  1. ^ "Professor Maree Smith FTSE - School of Pharmacy - The University of Queensland, Australia". Uq.edu.au. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  2. ^ "University of Queensland Professor Maree Smith Awarded Prestigious Clunies Ross Award". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Prof. Maree Smith receives Life Sciences award - School of Pharmacy - The University of Queensland, Australia". Uq.edu.au. 24 March 2014. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "UQ pain drug inventor and $200m start-up win national awards - UQ News - The University of Queensland, Australia". Uq.edu.au. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Prestigious award for UQ superstar scientist - UQ News - The University of Queensland, Australia". Uq.edu.au. Retrieved 20 June 2016.