The Rebecca L. Cooper Medical Research Foundation is a registered and self-funded charity which has as its object, the advancing, promoting and encouraging of medical research in Australia.

Heads of Review

Brain Sciences – Prof Brian Dean, The Florey Insitute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
Dermatology – Prof Dedee Murrell, UNSW, St George and Sutherland Clinical School
Endocrinology – Prof Roger Chen, The University of Sydney
Geriatrics – Prof Ruth Hubbard, The University of Queensland
Lung Disease – Assoc. Prof Graeme Polglase, Hudson Institute of Medical Research
Rheumatology – Prof Nick Manolios, The University of Sydney
Vision Sciences – Prof Tailoi Chan-Ling, The University of Sydney


Prof Carol Armour, Woolcock Institute of Medical Research Limited
Assoc Prof Nigel Barnett, Bond University Limited
Assoc Prof Thomas Burne, University of Queensland
Prof Mark Cooper, University of Sydney
Assoc Prof Kay Double, University of Sydney
Prof Gary Egan, Monash University
Dr. Raelene Endersby, Telethon Kids Institute
Prof Peter Gibson, Hunter Medical Research Institute
Dr. Danijela Gnjidic, University of Sydney
Dr. Laura Gray, Deakin University
Assoc Prof Sylvia Gustin, University of New South Wales
Prof Alan Harvey, University of Western Australia
Prof Ken Ho, Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Prof Sandra Hodge, University of Adelaide
Assoc Prof Paul Jarrett, Middlemore Hospital and The University of Auckland
Dr PK Loh, Royal Perth Hospital
Prof Nicholas Manolios, University of Sydney
Prof Mark McLean, University of Western Sydney
Assoc Prof Tim Moss, Hudson Institute of Medical Research
Dr Michael O’Connor, University of Western Sydney
Assoc Prof Graeme Polglase, Monash University
Prof Jan Provis, Australian National University
Prof Gail Risbridger, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Prof Phil Robinson, Children’s Medical Research Institute
Prof Susan Rossell, Swinburne University of Technology
Dr Salih Salih, University of Queensland
Prof Zoltan Sarnyai, James Cook University
Assoc Prof Leslie Schrieber, Royal North Shore Hospital
Assoc Prof Kieran Scott, University of Western Sydney
Prof Suresh Sundram, Monash University
Prof John Upham, University of Queensland
Prof Maurice vanSteensel, Skin Research Institute of Singapore
Prof Ian Wright, University of Wollongong
Prof Bu Yeap, University of Western Australia
Assoc Prof Solomon Yu, University of Adelaide