Emeritus Professor George Raymond Clark

MSc PhD DSc Auck., FNZIC.

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Professor, Emeritus

Research | Current

The anti-cancer drugs studied include some developed by Professor Denny (Auckland Cancer Society Cancer Research Centre), Dr Martin (the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Melbourne), Dr White (Chemistry Department, University of Melbourne) and Professor Gursky (Molecular Biology Institute, Moscow).

Areas of expertise

  • Inorganic Chemistry

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Lobachevsky, P., Clark, G. R., Pytel, P. D., Leung, B., Skene, C., Andrau, L., ... Lee, B. Q. (2016). Strand breakage by decay of DNA-bound 124 I provides a basis for combined PET imaging and Auger endoradiotherapy. International Journal of Radiation Biology, 92 (11), 686-697. 10.3109/09553002.2015.1136852
  • Burgess, M. G., Zafar, M. N., Horner, S. T., Clark, G. R., & Wright, L. J. (2014). Controlled translocation of palladium(II) within a 22 ring atom macrocyclic ligand. Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003), 43 (45), 17006-17016. 10.1039/c4dt00765d
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Leonard Wright
  • Slade, A. T., Lensink, C., Falshaw, A., Clark, G. R., & Wright, L. J. (2014). Ruthenium and osmium complexes of hemilabile chiral monophosphinite ligands derived from 1D-pinitol or 1D-chiro-inositol as catalysts for asymmetric hydrogenation reactions. Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003), 43 (45), 17163-17171. 10.1039/c4dt02558j
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Leonard Wright
  • Chang, J. Y.-C., Lu, G.-L., Stevenson, R. J., Brothers, P. J., Clark, G. R., Botting, K. J., ... Denny, W. A. (2013). Cross-bridged cyclen or cyclam Co(III) complexes containing cytotoxic ligands as hypoxia-activated prodrugs. Inorg Chem, 52 (13), 7688-7698. 10.1021/ic4006967
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/24217
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: David Ware, Bill Denny, Penelope Brothers, William Wilson, Ralph Stevenson, Moana Tercel, Leon Lu
  • Clark, G. R., Pytel, P. D., & Squire, C. J. (2012). The high-resolution crystal structure of a parallel intermolecular DNA G-4 quadruplex/drug complex employing syn glycosyl linkages. Nucleic Acids Research, 40 (12), 5731-5738. 10.1093/nar/gks193
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/29874
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Christopher Squire
  • Clark, G. R., Johns, P. M., Roper, W. R., Soehnel, T., & Wright, L. J. (2011). Regioselective mono-, di- and tri-functionalization of iridabenzofurans through electrophilic substitution reactions. Organometallics, 30 (1), 129-138. 10.1021/om100888z
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/14585
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Leonard Wright, Tilo Söhnel
  • Chang, J. Y. C., Stevenson, R. J., Lu, G. L., Brothers, P. J., Clark, G. R., Denny, W. A., & Ware, D. C. (2010). Syntheses of 8-quinolinolatocobalt(III) complexes containing cyclen based auxiliary ligands as models for hypoxia-activated prodrugs. Journal- Chemical Society Dalton Transactions, 39 (48), 11535-11550. 10.1039/c0dt01142h
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/9149
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Leon Lu, Penelope Brothers, Bill Denny, David Ware, Ralph Stevenson
  • Brothers, P. J., Albrett, A. M., Mlodzianowska, A., Boyd, P. D. W., Clark, G. R., Gonzalez, E., & Ghosh, A. (1/7/2010). Diboron porphyrins and corroles: unexpected chemistry for both boron and the ligands. Poster presented at Challenges in Inorganic and Materials Chemistry (ISACS3), Hong Kong, China.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Penelope Brothers

Contact details

Primary location

SCIENCE CENTRE - CHEMISTRY - Bldg 301
Level 4, Room 441
23 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand