Head of Health Centre of Excellence
Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)
Professor Regina Crameri graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney in Biomedical Science. She has a PhD in Exercise Science from the University of Sydney and has held teaching positions at the University of Sydney, Australia and Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. She spent five (5) years as a post-doctoral scientist at the prestigious Copenhagen Muscle Research Centre, Denmark. As a senior defence scientist at the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group for thirteen (13) years, she has investigated the health and human performance of deployed soldiers. She has held the position of Associate Director of the Defence Science Institute, where she helped to facilitate research and development that fosters a globally engaged, competitive and innovative defence and national security sector. She has been the Associate Dean of the Allied Health Cluster, School of Health and Biomedical Sciences, RMIT, where she oversaw the Exercise Science, Chiropractic, Osteopathy and Chinese Medicine disciplines. She is also the Director and Founder of AIR4, which aims to encourage students to study STEM subjects throughout their education to increase the talent pipeline for STEM industries. Currently she is the Head of Health, Centre of Excellence at the Australian Trade and Investment Commission where per passion for working with industry.
Australia is a powerhouse for science and innovation, with excellent research facilities and a strong but flexible regulatory regime for pharmaceutical innovation. Australia is also regarded as one of the best places in the world to conduct clinical trials, with strengths in oncology, neurology and ophthalmology. This session will highlight the vibrant health and medical research ecosystem in Australia, featuring showcases from the Australian states and territories. As the second largest biotech market in the world, Australia is an ideal environment to research, develop and scale personalised medicines.