A/Prof Kumar Visvanathan

Associate Professor
University of Melbourne

kv@unimelb.edu.au

Research Activities

Clinical Translational research involving human disease
Diseases include sepsis, hepatitis B and C, mycobacterial infection and rotavirus infection

Techniques/Expertise

Flow cytometry
TLR expression
Cell separation
Clinical Samples
Phosphokinase expression ex vivo

Collaborations

Prof Stephen Riordan
Dr. Ian Wooley
Prof Stephen Locarnini
Dr Ashley Mansell
Dr Grant Jenkin
Prof John Hamilton
Dr Andrew Cook

Disease Models

Murine models of sepsis
Models of rotavirus infection

Genetically Modified Organisms

TLR KO mice and Myd -88 KO mice

Other Lab Members

Narelle Skinner
Vesna Markovska
Dilip Ratnam

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Upcoming Events

  • Feb 14

    Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference 2018

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  • Mar 1

    18th International Congress on Infectious Diseases

    Sheraton Buenos Aires MORE INFO
  • Mar 15

    Eradicate Cancer 2018

    Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre MORE INFO