This Laboratory investigates the transport processes in the cell membrane and the manner in which cells control membrane transport activity.
David Cook joined the Department as a Lecturer in 1985, becoming Associate Professor in 1991. His research has focussed on the role of ion channels and other transporters in cellular function. He was awarded an MD in 1995, and in 1996 the significance of this work was recognized by the award of the Gottschalk Medal of the Australian Academy of Science. In 1997 he was appointed as The University of Sydney Medical Foundation Fellow of the Faculty of Medicine. In addition to his work within the Department of Physiology, he serves on the Central Sydney Area Health Service Human Ethics Committee and chairs the Clinical Trials Sub-Committee at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. He was promoted to Professor in 1997.
Professor David Cook Department of Physiology The University of Sydney NSW 2006 AUSTRALIA