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Associate Professor Robert Andrews graduated from the University of Queensland (PhD, 1986), and is currently located at the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases (ACBD), Monash University, Alfred Medical Research & Education Precinct (AMREP). Recent research interests include the structure-function of platelet receptors initiating blood clotting (thrombus formation), and analysis of snake toxins that target platelet receptors. Patents include an anti-inflammatory/anti-thrombotic snake venom metalloproteinase-disintegrin, and antibodies that selectively inhibit shear-dependent thrombus formation. Teaching includes undergraduate lecturing in Human Pathology, post-graduate supervision, and serving on examiner's panels. Member of the Board of the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University (2003-2006), Steering Committee in 2006, and Faculty Research Committee (2008-2010), and Chair of the Early Career Development review panel (2005-2009), and Section Editor, Thrombosis and Haemostasis (2009-), and on Editorial Boards of (Thrombosis Research, 2006-; and Asia-Pacific J Oncol Hematol, 2009-).