Scientific Advisors


Professor Mark Hedger

Senior Principal Research Fellow
Deputy-Head of the Centre for Reproductive Health
Hudson Institute of Medical Research

Professor Hedger is a world authority in the biology of activins and follistatin with more than 150 refereed publications and book chapters, principally in the fields of male reproductive tract biology, activin biology and inflammatory disease in various tissues.  Professor Hedger is currently Research Group Head – Endocrinology and Immunophysiology, and Research Group Head – Activin Follistatin Biology and Inflammation at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research.


Professor Milton T W Hearn AM


Professor Hearn is a distinguished biochemist and an internationally recognized leader in the field of protein purification for which he has received numerous national and international Awards. In March 2015, Professor Hearn was the recipient of the American Chemical Society’s Chromatography Award.  Professor Hearn is the previous Director of the ARC Special Research Centre for Green Chemistry and the Victorian Centre for Sustainable Chemical Manufacturing at Monash University.


Associate Professor Craig Harrison

Associate Professor, Department of Physiology
Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Monash University

A/Professor Harrison is an expert on the structural and functional characterization of transforming growth factor β (TGF-β) proteins and their role in human disease.  A/Professor Harrison is currently Research Group Head - Growth Factor Therapeutics Laboratory in the Biomedicine Discovery Institute at Monash University.