Research areas

  • Cardiovascular Diseases, Platelets, Protease-Activated Receptors, Thrombosis

Biography

Justin works in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University as a Senior Research Fellow.



Dr Justin Hamilton is an ARC Future Fellow at the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases (Melbourne, Australia). His group studies the role of platelets, platelet thrombin receptors, and their signaling effectors, in haemostasis, thrombosis, and inflammatory conditions. Justin received his PhD from the Department of Pharmacology at The University of Melbourne, where he was awarded the Chancellor's Prize in Medicine for the best PhD thesis of 2001. He then performed post-doctoral studies as a NHMRC CJ Martin Fellow in Prof. Shaun Coughlin's laboratory at the University of California, San Francisco, before returning to Australia to start his own research group. His work has been published in numerous journals, including Nature, Nature CommunicationsPNAS, Blood, and Circulation Research, and is funded by the NHMRC and ARC.

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