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Established in 2011, the Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre is a multidisciplinary network based at The University of Queensland, and the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.

Dr Antje Blumenthal

Antje Blumenthal

Dr Antje Blumenthal investigates how cells of the innate immune system are activated to successful defend against pathogens (infectious agents).

A Balzan fellow, she studies how immune receptors contribute to host cell activation, and how inflammatory mediators regulate immune responses.

Dr Blumenthal aims to open up new avenues for diagnosis and treatment in patients with chronic inflammatory diseases such tuberculosis.

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