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

  • Sep 25

    Global Virus Network Meeting 2017

    Doherty Institute, Melbourne, Australia MORE INFO
  • Oct 16

    LISSSD 2017

    Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa MORE INFO
  • Oct 16

    VIIN Young Investigator Symposium 2017

    Walter and Eliza Hall Institute MORE INFO