Associate Professor Peter Cabot

Associate Professor

School of Pharmacy
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
pcabot@pharmacy.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 61854

Overview

Peter Cabot is an associate professor in the School of Pharmacy. He joined the School staff in this position in 1999 after completing postdoctoral positions at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore USA, The NIH, Baltimore USA and within the School of Pharmacy at UQ.

The primary focus of my research is on the elucidation of the peripheral mechanisms involved in analgesia associated with inflammation. Key discoveries were made in this field that highlighted the importance of the immune system in inflammatory pain. The results of which were published in the notable journals; JBC, PAIN, Nature Medicine and The Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Research Interests

  • Opioids in inflammation
  • Biotransformation of Opioids in Disease
  • Pain in Inflammatory Diseases
  • Natural Products Drug Discovery

Research Impacts

Our current research is focussed on novel opioid ligands that target opioid receptors aligned with less addictive properties, bioactivity of endoegenous and natural products that may provide insights into better pain therapy or reduction in inflammatory disorders such as sinusitis.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Applied Science, C.Sturt
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

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Available Projects

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Cabot, P. J. (2007). Stress, cytokines, and peripheral analgesia. In N. P. Plotnikoff, R. E. Faith, A. J. Murgo and R. A. Good (Ed.), Cytokines: Stress and Immunity 2nd ed. (pp. 87-100) New York: CRC Press.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision

Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.