Director, Research Services & Innovation / Telethon Kids Institute
Dr Paul Watt is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research and an adjunct Professor at the University of Western Australia. He received his doctorate from Oxford University and was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Harvard University and Oxford University. Dr Watt is a recipient of a number of important research honours and awards, and has numerous scientific publications to his name for biomedical methods and inventions. He has registered 15 patent applications covering biotechnology products and drug delivery systems and is the inventor of the unhalerincentive spacer. In 2003, Dr Watt won a Business News 40under40 Award. He was chief executive of Phylogica from 2009-2013 prior to being its chief scientific officer from 2013 and non-executive director from 2016.