Personal details

Dr Indira Prasadam
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering,
Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Science and Engineering Projects,
IHBI Chem Physics Mech Engineering - IPTM
Discipline *
Biomedical Engineering, Other Physical Sciences
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PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations

– Memeber of Australian Society for Medical Research
– Member of Osteoarthritis Research Society International
– Member of the Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Career summary
Dr. Indira Prasadam obtained her PhD degree from Queensland University of Technology. Her training has had a special focus on bone and cartilage related disorders, chiefly osteoarthritis as well as osteoporosis disorders. After a PhD degree in Cell & Molecular biology she is currently working as a post-doctoral research fellow in QUT. She supervised three international exchange students, 1 occupational trainee and currently supervising 2 PhD students in QUT. Her research projects have attracted research funding from various competitive grant schemes.

 Main Area of Research
Main Areas of Research

  • * Developing disease modifying drugs for osteoarthritis therapy and prevention
  • * Role of subchondral bone in osteoarthritis
  • Cross-talk of bone and cartilage
  • Osteoarthritic animal models
  • Role of signalling pathways in osteoarthritis
  • * Role of miRNAs in osteoarthritis

* Honours projects are available in the above related areas– please contact me.

This information has been contributed by Dr Indira Prasadam.


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