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Biased agonism at the GLP-1 receptor: from structure to animal models of disease

Biased agonism at the GLP-1 receptor: from structure to animal models of disease

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Friday, November 3rd / 11:05 AM

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About Patrick Sexton


"Patrick Sexton is a NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow and Director, ARC Centre for Cryo-electron Microscopy of Membrane Proteins (www.ccemmp.org). He is a leader in the study of GPCRs. Recently, his team has applied cryo-EM to elucidation of the structure and dynamics of GPCRs. Prof. Sexton has published over 335 peer reviewed journal articles and has been cited >29,000 times (Google Scholar). He is a 2022 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher in two disciplines: Pharmacology & Toxicology; Biology & Biochemistry, a corresponding member of NC-IUPHAR, a member of the Faculty of 1000 and an elected Fellow of the British Pharmacological Society (BPS). Prof. Sexton’s awards include the ASCEPT Lecturer award, Endocrine Society (Australia) Senior Plenary award, Rand Medal (ASCEPT), Paxinos-Watson Award (Australian Neuroscience Society), Vane Medal (BPS), Gordon Hammes Lectureship Award (American Chemical Society) and the GSK Research Excellence award. Prof. Sexton is also a co-founder of Septerna Inc."



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