Prof. John Miners Flinders University, Australia1 Talk
John Miners received his PhD from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand) in 1974 and was awarded a DSc by Flinders University (Adelaide) in 1997. He received his postdoctoral training at the University of Oxford before joining Flinders University and Flinders Medical Centre in 1977, initially in the Department of... read moreMedical Biochemistry and later with the Department of Clinical Pharmacology. He was appointed to a personal chair in Clinical Pharmacology in 1992 and became Head of Department in 2002. His major research interest is drug and chemical metabolism in humans, in particular: (i) structure-function relationships and genetic polymorphisms of human cytochromes P450 and UDP-glucuronosyltransferases, (ii) in vitro and in silico models for the prediction of xenobiotic metabolism parameters in vivo, and (iii) drug-drug interactions. He has published approximately 200 papers in the field and is an ISI 'highly cited' author in Pharmacology. He is on the editorial boards of seven journals and has served in executive positions in numerous national and international professional societies, including ISSX and IUPHAR (Drug Metabolism Section).