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.


Dr Julie Nigro
Ms Kerry Breheney
Ms Rachel Morris

Previous Researchers: Dr Rosemary Millen, Ms Jackie Yu


Dr Robert Ramsay
Professor Nicholas Shackel


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

Research Group

Kumar Visvanathan

School Research Themes

Cancer in Medicine

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St Vincent's Hospital

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