Investigators

AID researchers are drawn from infectious disease experts from across QIMR and UQ who apply leading technologies to identify, understand and prevent infectious disease.

Associate Professor Antje Blumenthal

Antje Blumenthal

Associate Professor Antje Blumenthal heads the Infection and Inflammation Group at The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute located at the Translational Research Institute.

Her research focuses on innate immune sensors, regulators of inflammation, and discovery of new therapeutic opportunities for challenging infectious diseases, with a specific emphasis on tuberculosis and sepsis.

This work has been recognised internationally and nationally through prestigious awards and invited presentations, and is supported through nationally competitive grants by the NHMRC and Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.

The Blumenthal lab employs in vivo and in vitro model systems, and fosters cross-disciplinary collaborations with immunologists, microbiologists, systems biologists, chemists, clinical research teams and industry partners. 

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