Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Professor Glenn Edwards

Professor Glenn Edwards

BVSc(Hons) Melb, MANZCVS (SA surgery)

Glenn is Professor of Veterinary Surgery and currently Head of the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences. He teaches in all aspects of soft tissue surgery, but has a particular interest in minimally invasive surgery, wound healing and surgical management of cardiovascular and urinary tract problems.

Glenn is also active in the development of a variety of surgical techniques and implantable devices destined for both veterinary and human clinical use, such as improved urinary tract and cardiovascular surgical procedures, vascular grafts, left ventricular assist devices and heart valves. He has been successful in being a collaborator in 17 competitive research grants and numerous additional research contracts, and has published over 100 papers and chapters in textbooks in the veterinary, biomaterial and medical literature as a result of this work.

He was the recipient of the 2006 TG Hungerford Award for Excellence in Post Graduate Education, the 2011 ASAVA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award and has recently been awarded 2012 CSIRO medal for Research Achievement together with colleagues from CSIRO in the development of a new tissue adhesive.

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