Professor Traini is a Professor in Respiratory Science and Research Advisor for Health and Medical Research at Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney. She is an international leader in pulmonary drug delivery and her research portfolio covers all areas of respiratory research, from bench to bedside. Professor Traini leads the Respiratory Technology group at the Woolcock Institute and works in collaboration with Professor Young.
Over the last 13 years since joining the University of Sydney, and before during her 5 years in industry, she developed a leading research program on aerosol drug delivery, from powder engineering, aerosol generation and characterization, to in vitro to in vivo lung deposition with clinical outcomes. Professor Traini has extensive experience in both academic and industrial pharmaceutics, and still retains strong link with the pharmaceutical industry. Since 2005 she has published over 200 full peer reviewed manuscripts, has 6 patents and has attracted more than $12M in competitive funding.