Des R. Richardson
Des R. Richardson, University of Sydney, Australia
Des Richardson is a aprofessor in Molecular Pharmacology and Pathology Program, Department of Pathology and Bosch Institute, University of Sydney, Australia. Professor Richardson’s major contributions to cancer research are focussed on understanding the role of iron in cancer cell proliferation and the development of novel anti-tumour agents known as iron chelators. Indeed, these studies have resulted in highly promising and potent anti-cancer drugs and are subject of a suite of active national patents.