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Professor Jennifer Martin

MBChB, MA (Oxon.), FRACP, PhD, GAICD

Professor Jennifer Martin

Professor Jennifer Martin, clinical pharmacologist, educator and physician, is Director of the Centre for Drug Repurposing and Medicines Research and Chair Clinical Pharmacology in the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Newcastle, and is the Director of the NHMRC-funded Australian Centre for Cannabinoid Clinical and Research Excellence (ACRE), Australia's first federally-funded research centre in medicinal cannabinoids to ensure quality and safety in the implementation of medicinal cannabis use in the community. She leads the largest international medicinal cannabis trial, and first of its kind, enabling access to cannabis medicines for a significant advanced cancer population, and is part of Australia's first medical cannabis trial to produce world-class pharmacokinetic analysis and sophisticated modelling to inform drug dosage and frequency of administration. She also is Chief Investigator on Cancer Council NSW Pathways Program to develop a personalised chemotherapy dosing system for cancer patients and the lead pharmacology investigator for two current MRFF Programs.