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The Team

Staff and students within the Immunotherapy Research Group have a strong collective skills and expertise in a range of pertinent areas in molecular biology, immunology, pathology, virology, cell biology, infectious disease, clinical science, and characterisation of animal models of medically relevant human disease and clinical research.

Academic Staff

  • Professor Cassandra Berry
  • Emeritus Professor John Penhale
  • Dr Philip Stumbles
  • Adjunct Associate Professor David Nolan
  • Dr Gerard Poinern

Collaborative projects are carried out with other Institutes at Murdoch University; Institute of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, other Western Australian Institutes; Telethon Kids Research Institute, Collaborators and Universities, University of Western Australia and national and international scientific networks.

  • Professor Paul Hertzog (Monash University)
  • Dr Niamh Mangan (Monash University)
  • Associate Professor Mark Sangster (University of Rochester, NY)
  • Professor Martyn French (University of WA, Royal Perth Hospital)
  • Professor Dan Carr (University of Oklahoma, OK)
  • Professor Ulf Dittmer (University of Essen, Germany)
  • Professor Kim Hasenkrug (National Institutes of Health, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, USA)
  • Dr Huan Ung (Biovalence, Malaysia)

PhD Students

Link to student projects here:

  • Catherine Rinaldi (UWA)
  • Allison Castley (MU)
  • Kaija Strautins (MU)