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

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Upcoming Events

  • Aug 16

    12th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference

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  • Aug 23

    19th International Symposium on Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Infections

    Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre MORE INFO
  • Sep 11

    Zoonoses Conference

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