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

  • Jun 3

    7th International Symposium on Antimicrobial Peptides (AMP2020)

    Institut Pasteur MORE INFO
  • Jun 3

    Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Annual Scientific Meeting 2020

    Pullman Melbourne on the Park MORE INFO
  • Jun 3

    Impact of Environmental Changes on Infectious Diseases (IECID) 2020

    James Cook University, Singapore