Koala Medicines

Studies into best medicines for koalas, Associate Professor Merran Govendir, Sydney School of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Australia


I am a veterinary pharmacologist at the Sydney School of Veterinary Science at The University of Sydney. I study the physiological differences between species and how they affect dosages of medicines. I have a laboratory and develop and validate assays to determine the concentrations of medicines in animals’ biological fluids. I am assisted by my PhD students, research masters students and honours students. I am currently undertaking projects in koalas, cats, dogs and sheep and will describe the projects and their outcomes on this blog.

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