Dr Rink-Jan Lohman

Research Fellow

School of Pharmacy
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences


Research Interests

  • Pharmacology
  • pharmacokinetics
  • inflammatory disease
  • peptides as disease modifying drugs
  • oral bioavailablity and transporters


  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of Melbourne
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne


  • Kennedy, Amanda J., Sundström, Linda, Geschwindner, Stefan, Poon, Eunice K. Y., Jiang, Yuhong, Chen, Rongfeng, Cooke, Rob, Johnstone, Shawn, Madin, Andrew, Lim, Junxian, Liu, Qingqi, Lohman, Rink-Jan, Nordqvist, Anneli, Fridén-Saxin, Maria, Yang, Wenzhen, Brown, Dean G., Fairlie, David P. and Dekker, Niek (2020). Protease-activated receptor-2 ligands reveal orthosteric and allosteric mechanisms of receptor inhibition. Communications Biology, 3 (1) 782, 782. doi: 10.1038/s42003-020-01504-0

  • Rowley, Jessica A., Reid, Robert C., Poon, Eunice K. Y., Wu, Kai-Chen, Lim, Junxian, Lohman, Rink-Jan, Hamidon, Johan K., Yau, Mei-Kwan, Halili, Maria A., Durek, Thomas, Iyer, Abishek and Fairlie, David P. (2020). Potent thiophene antagonists of human complement C3a receptor with anti-inflammatory activity. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 63 (2) acs.jmedchem.9b00927, 529-541. doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.9b00927

  • Nielsen, Daniel S., Lohman, Rink-Jan, Hoang, Huy N., Fairlie, David P. and Hill, Timothy A. (2020). High cell permeability does not predict oral bioavailability for analogues of cyclic heptapeptide sanguinamide A. Australian Journal of Chemistry, 73 (4), 344-351. doi: 10.1071/ch19479

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Book Chapter

  • Lohman, Rink-Jan, Harrison, Rosemary S., Ruiz-Gomez, Gloria, Hoang, Huy Ngoc, Shepherd, Nicholas E., Chow, Shiao, Hill, Timothy A., Madala, Praveen K. and Fairlie, David P. (2015). Helix-constrained nociceptin peptides are potent agonists and antagonists of ORL-1 and nociception. Nociceptin opioid. (pp. 1-55) edited by Gerald Litwack. Maryland Heights, MO, United States: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/bs.vh.2014.10.001

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