Dr Jim Harris

Laboratory Head
Centre for Inflammatory Diseases
Monash Medical Centre

Research Activities

Autophagy in the regulation of inflammation and autoimmune disease
Biology of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF)
Host-pathogen interactions
Arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus
Inflammasome biology

Techniques/Expertise

Confocal microscopy
Macrophage culture and assays
Autophagy assays

Collaborations

Dr Jayne Hope
Dr Justine Mintern
Dr Kelli MacDonald
Dr Maria Sukkar
Professor Ed Lavelle

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
MIF-/- mice
GILZ-/- mice

Other Lab Members

Dr Sarah Jones
Dr Huapeng Fan
Dr Colin Cheng
Dr Tali Lang
Jacinta Lee

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Department of Medicine - Monash Medical Centre Monash University SEE FULL PROFILE >

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