Mark Fear, PhD

Mark Fear PhD

Mark Fear, PhD

Mark is a Senior Scientist at the Fiona Wood Foundation and Associate Professor at the Burn Injury Research Unit at the University of Western Australia.  Since graduating in 1996, Mark has been involved in scientific research at Northwestern University in Chicago, the University of London and University of Western Australia.

Since 2006, Mark’s research focus has been on wound healing, scar formation and ways to improve outcomes for burn patients. Together with Professor Fiona Wood, he established the basic scientific research group at the University of Western Australia.

In addition to 46 research publications, Dr. Mark Fear has been awarded over $5 million in research funding. His current research is focused on understanding the molecular pathogenesis of scarring and fibrotic disease, including keloid scars, and the development of novel therapies targeting fibrosis to improve patient treatment.