Chair in Biological Chemistry
University of Queensland
Toth was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Carleton University, Ottawa Canada (1974-76, Prof J.W. ApSimon). He returned to Hungary to work as a Research Associate (1977-82), then Scientific Group Leader (1982-1987) at the Central Research Institute for Chemistry, Hungarian Academy of Science. Professor Toth joined the School of Pharmacy at the University of London in 1987 as a Senior Lecturer and Royal Society sponsored Senior Research Fellow. He became a Reader in Medicinal Organic Chemistry in 1994 before relocating to The University of Queensland in 1998. Professor Toth has since been appointed as a Fellow of both the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (2008) and the Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences (2009). He has more than 300 publications and 43 patents.
Professor Toth’s major research interests are drug delivery, immunoadjuvants, carbohydrates, lipids, peptides, nucleosides and nucleotides. New developments in drug/vaccine delivery will clearly have a strong economic impact on the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.