Professor MacDonald Christie

MacDonald Christie

MacDonald Christie

Qualifications: BSc(Hons), PhD

Experience: Professor Christie completed a PhD at The University of Sydney in 1983. He was an Australian Postdoctoral Fellow in 1985 (NH&MRC), a Fogarty International Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1985-1987 and then Senior Research Associate at the Vollum Institute in Oregon, USA from 1987-1990. Appointed as a tenured academic in the Department of Pharmacology, The University of Sydney in June 1990, where he was Head of Department from 1998-2000, full professor (personal chair) from 1999 and Medical Foundation Senior Principal Research Fellow from 1998-2002. NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow since 2003. Served as Director of Basic Research at the Pain Management Research Institute (2003-2008) and Brain & Mind Research Institute (2009-2011) University of Sydney. Appointed as Professor of Pharmacology in June 2011. Associate Dean Research, Sydney Medical School (2013-2015). Deputy Dean (Research), Sydney Medical School (2016 -).

Appointed 1 March 2013