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Professor Kirsten Morley  
University of Sydney 

Chief Investigator  

Professor Morley is a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, and Head of Addiction Treatment Clinical Research Theme at the Edith Collins Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.  

She has completed over 12 face-to-face clinical trials of treatments for substance use disorder and comorbid mental disorders including psychotherapies and pharmacotherapies and has held 3 prestigious fellowships from the NHMRC and NSW Health.  

Professor Morley is the lead author of the National Alcohol Treatment Guidelines for Pharmacotherapy and leads a large alcohol clinical trials research program funded by the NHMRC and the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).   

She leads a team that aims to improve treatments for substance use disorders including comorbid mental disorders to enhance our understanding of the clinical neuroscience of substance use disorders and response to treatment.  

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