Dr Dan Thorpe

Associate Lecturer in Human Physiology

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

I am an Associate Lecturer in Human Physiology in the College of Medicine and Public Health, and a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Molecular and Cellular Physiology research group. My research is focused on understanding cellular signalling and how this is implicated in health and disease.


PhD University of South Australia,

Title: Chemotherapy-induced mucositis: the role of mucin secretion and regulation, and the enteric nervous system

Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) The University of Adelaide

Bachelor of Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology University of South Australia

Honours, awards and grants
  • Received University of South Australia Postgraduate Award
  • Granted Best of the Best - Oral - Basic & Translational. COSA-IPOS
  • Granted Young investigator award by the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
Key responsibilities

Research and Teaching

Topic coordinator
MDSC3000 Skills for Medical Scientists 3