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Professor Andrew Lawrence

Professor Andrew Lawrence


Professor Andrew Lawrence HonFBPhS


The University of Melbourne

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Professor Andrew Lawrence is an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow & Division Head at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health where he is leader of the Mental Health Research Theme and runs the Addiction Neuroscience laboratory. Andrew has published over 250 original articles & reviews, with ~11,000 citations. Andrew was Treasurer of the Australian Neuroscience Society (2002-2008) and Senior Editor of The British Journal of Pharmacology (2007-2014). He is currently a reviews editor with The British Journal of Pharmacology and Editor-in-Chief of Pharmacology Research & Perspectives. Andrew was recently President of the Asian-Pacific Society for Neurochemistry (2014-16) & is currently a Council member of the International Society for Neurochemistry and a Director of the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism. In 2017 Andrew delivered the Lawrie Austin Plenary lecture at the Australasian Neuroscience Society annual meeting.