Emma Davenport

Emma Davenport

Updated 12/05/2011

My research uses a functional genomics approach to identify genetic determinants of the human response to infection in a number of patient cohorts. In particular, I am interested in characterising gene expression data from patients with severe ...

Witold Czyz

Witold Czyz

Updated 13/03/2012

Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) is a ubiquitous herpesvirus which infects over 95% of adult human population. It has been implicated in aetiology of Infectious Mononucleosis and oncogenesis of lymphoid and epithelial tumours including Burkitt's lymphoma, ...

Dr Antonio Berlanga

Dr Antonio Berlanga

Updated 14/07/2010

  I am interested in trying to understand gene environment interactions, particularly the effects of vitamin D on genes associated with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other autoimmune conditions, and with severe sepsis. Epidemiological evidence ...

Nicholas Hasle

Updated 15/06/2009

Dr Jayachandran Radhakrishnan

Dr Jayachandran Radhakrishnan

Updated 04/10/2012

Sepsis is the systemic inflammatory response to infection. The pathophysiology of sepsis is complex and poorly understood. This is reflected in the limited treatment options available for sepsis and the poor clinical outcomes. I studied the ...

Narelle Maugeri

Narelle Maugeri

Updated 15/06/2009

Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are single base changes that occur approximately once in every thousand bases in human DNA. These small changes are hypothesised to be responsible for 90% of the 1% variation in DNA sequence between ...

Dr Eduardo Svoren

Dr Eduardo Svoren

Updated 15/06/2009

Cardiac surgery continues to be associated with a significant mortality and a considerable risk of postoperative complications. Much of this morbidity and mortality is related to a dysfunctional host inflammatory response. There is evidence that ...

Dr Claire Vandiedonck

Dr Claire Vandiedonck

Updated 15/06/2009

My main research interest is the genetics of autoimmune diseases, focusing on their prime genetic factor, the human Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC). My work is situated at the interface of mutifactorial genetics, genomics, and ...

Rachael Dellar

Updated 04/10/2012

Dr Maxim Freidin

Dr Maxim Freidin

Updated 15/06/2009

My central research interest is in the molecular genetic mechanisms of immune-mediated disease and phenomena in humans, with special emphasis on infectious diseases and allergic disorders. I am also interested in radiation genetics and am developing ...