Human Liver Organoids

Project Details

We derive liver organoids from primary liver tissue of donors with hepatocellular carcinoma, to study the innate immune response and cytotoxicity towards tumour cells and hepatitis infected cells.

Researchers

Dr Julie Nigro
Ms Kerry Breheney
Ms Kaylene Cheng

Previous Researchers: Dr Rosemary Millen, Ms Jackie Yu, Ms Rachel Morris

Collaborators

Dr Robert Ramsay
Professor Peter Revill

Previous Collaborators: Professor Nicholas Shackel

Funding

Australian Centre for HIV and Hepatitis
St Vincent’s Hospital Research Endowment Fund
The CASS Foundation.

Research Opportunities

This research project is available to PhD students, Honours students to join as part of their thesis.
Please contact the Research Group Leader to discuss your options.

Research Group

Kumar Visvanathan


School Research Themes

Cancer in Medicine



Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact the research group leader.

Department / Centre

Medicine

Node

St Vincent's Hospital

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