Regina Crameri graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney in Biomedical Science. She has

a PhD in Exercise Science from the University of Sydney and has held teaching positions at the

University of Sydney and Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. She spent five (5) years as a post-

doctoral scientist at the prestigious Copenhagen Muscle Research Centre, Denmark where she

investigated the activation of stem cells in skeletal muscle. She has spent the last ten (10) years as a

defence scientist at the Defence Science and Technology Organisation where she has investigated

the health, human performance and injury management of deployed soldiers; the potential of

biomarkers as an indicator of exposure to biological agents and has investigate the emerging and

disruptive technologies for Defence. She currently holds the position of Associate Director of the

Defence Science Institute.