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 Kaylene Cheng

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


Dr Robert Ramsay
Professor Peter Revill

Previous Collaborators: Professor Nicholas Shackel


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

Research Opportunities

This research project is available to 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

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Department / Centre



St Vincent's Hospital

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