Dr Jim Harris

Laboratory Head
Centre for Inflammatory Diseases
Monash Medical Centre

jim.harris@monash.edu

Research Activities

Autophagy in the regulation of inflammation and autoimmune disease
Biology of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) and D-dopachrome tautomerase (D-DT)
Host-pathogen interactions
Arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus
Scleroderma
Inflammasome biology
Regulation of pro-inflammatory cytokines

Techniques/Expertise

Confocal microscopy
Macrophage culture and assays
Autophagy assays

Collaborations

Dr Maria Sukkar

Disease Models


Lyn-/- lupus
Collagen-induced arthritis
Antigen-induced arthritis
KBxN arthritis
imiquimod-induced psoriasis
LPS-induced endotoxaemia


Genetically Modified Organisms

Atg7-/- x LysMcre mice
Atg7-/-xLyn-/- mice
MIF-/- mice
GILZ-/- mice

Other Lab Members

Dr Sarah Jones
Dr Wendy Dankers
Fabien Vincent
Md Abul Hasnat
Mehnaz Pervin

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