Professor Wally Thomas

Professor and Chair in General

School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 336 51074



  • Bachelor of Science (honours Class 1), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Queensland
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


  • Mills, Richard J., Titmarsh, Drew M., Koenig, Xaver, Parker, Benjamin L., Ryall, James G., Quaife-Ryan, Gregory A., Voges, Holly K., Hodson, Mark P., Ferguson, Charles, Drowley, Lauren, Plowright, Alleyn T., Needham, Elise J., Wang, Qing-Dong, Gregorevic, Paul, Xin, Mei, Thomas, Walter G., Parton, Robert G., Nielsen, Lars K., Launikonis, Bradley S., James, David E., Elliott, David A., Porrello, Enzo R. and Hudson, James E. (2017) Functional screening in human cardiac organoids reveals a metabolic mechanism for cardiomyocyte cell cycle arrest. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114 40: E8372-E8381. doi:10.1073/pnas.1707316114

  • Kaakinen, Mika, Reichelt, Melissa E., Ma, Zhibin, Ferguson, Charles, Martel, Nick, Porrello, Enzo R., Hudson, James E., Thomas, Walter G., Parton, Robert G. and Headrick, John P. (2017) Cavin-1 deficiency modifies myocardial and coronary function, stretch responses and ischaemic tolerance: roles of NOS over-activity. Basic Research in Cardiology, 112 3: . doi:10.1007/s00395-017-0613-6

  • Iyer, Swati, Chhabra, Yash, Harvey, Tracey J., Wang, Richard, Chiu, Han Sheng, Smith, A. G., Thomas, Walter G., Pennisi, David J. and Piper, Michael (2017) CRIM1 is necessary for coronary vascular endothelial cell development and homeostasis. Journal of Molecular Histology, 48 1: 53-61. doi:10.1007/s10735-016-9702-3

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision