Prof Michael Hickey

NHMRC Senior Research Fellow
Department of Medicine - Monash Medical Centre
Monash University

michael.hickey@monash.edu

Research Activities

Our work examines the biology underpinning leukocyte recruitment, a hallmark of inflammation. We make use of advanced forms of in vivo imaging such as multiphoton microscopy to image inflamed organs. Current research is focussing on inflammation of the kidney, and the mechanisms of regulatory T cell recruitment to inflamed skin

Techniques/Expertise

intravital microscopy
multiphoton microscopy
spinning disk confocal microscopy
endothelial biology

Disease Models

Glomerulonephritis
Contact sensitivity

Genetically Modified Organisms

Reporter mice for neutrophils, monocytes/macrophages, regulatory T cells, dendritic cells, and MHCII+ cells

Research Images

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Upcoming Events

  • Aug 31

    The Inaugural Melbourne Immunotherapy Network Winter Retreat

    Vibe Hotel, Marysville MORE INFO
  • Sep 14

    ASID & ESCMID Perinatal Infectious Diseases Workshop 2018

    Q-Station MORE INFO
  • Oct 18

    VIIN Young Investigator Symposium 2018

    Walter and Eliza Hall Institute MORE INFO