Ms Stephanie Trend

PhD Student
School of Paediatrics and Child Health
University of Western Australia

stephanie.trend@uwa.edu.au

Research Activities

My research focus during my PhD has been how preterm birth and other factors alter maternal breast milk innate immune composition including leukocyte subsets, antimicrobial and immune-modulating proteins, and investigating how specific antimicrobial proteins and peptides in breast milk protect against late-onset neonatal sepsis, a common infection in preterm infants.

Techniques/Expertise

ELISA, multicolour flow cytometry, Western blot, Breast milk research, Clinical studies

Other members with similar research interests

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A/Prof Wai-Hong Tham

Infection and Immunity Division Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research SEE FULL PROFILE >

Dr Amanda Woon

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Monash University SEE FULL PROFILE >

Dr Odilia Wijburg

Department of Microbiology and Immunology University of Melbourne SEE FULL PROFILE >

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 2

    Influenza Specialist Group Annual Meeting

    Park Royal Hotel, Melbourne Airport MORE INFO
  • Feb 19

    Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference 2020

    150 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne VIC 3232 MORE INFO
  • Feb 20

    19th International Congress on Infectious Diseases

    Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre MORE INFO