Aleksandra Filipovska, FAHMS

Louis Landau Chair in Child Health Research, Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M503), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Biography

Professor Aleksandra Filipovska is a NHMRC Investigator, Louis Landau Chair in Child Health Research at the University of Western Australia and the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth, Australia and a Deputy Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Synthetic Biology.

She received her PhD from the University of Otago, New Zealand and she was a NZ Foundation for Research, Science and Technology Fellow at the MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit in Cambridge, the United Kingdom. Her group focuses on the regulation of gene expression by RNA-binding proteins and protein synthesis in models of disease and multi-omic technologies to elucidate their molecular functions. She develops treatments for metabolic and cardiovascular diseases. Aleksandra is an elected  fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

External positions

Deputy Director, ARC Centre of Excellence in Synthetic Biology

31 Oct 202031 Oct 2027

Research expertise keywords

  • RNA biology
  • RNA-binding proteins
  • Mitochondrial Diseases
  • RNA Editing
  • Mitochondria

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