Associate Professor Chris Sobey, Vascular Biology and Immunopharmacology Group, Department of Pharmacology, Monash University.
Associate Professor Chris Sobey is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow and co-leader of the Vascular Biology and Immunopharmacology Group in the Department of Pharmacology at Monash University. He has more than 110 publications, is an Associate Editor of 3 international Journals, a member of 4 Editorial Boards and is currently Chief Investigator on 3 NHMRC Project Grants and 3 National Heart Foundation Grants. His present research involves investigating inflammatory mechanisms occurring in the brain after stroke in order to develop novel approaches to treat stroke patients. Promising new therapies include intravenous administration of human amnion stem cells for limiting brain damage as well as promoting recovery from stroke.