25 May 2013

Immunology research on alveolar lung macrophages wins ASI prize

Duan-Erica 02 298825 (Small)Erika Duan is a PhD student in the Leukocyte Signalling Laboratory, headed by Associate Professor Margaret Hibbs, studying alveolar lung macrophages. Erika won a prize at the Australasian Society of Immunology (ASI) annual conference in December 2012 for her presentation on how lung macrophages vary with infection and inflammation and the challenges of translating the mouse model data to understanding the human context.
Her work is featured in the most recent issue of the March 2013 ASI newsletter (p.38). Erika works with respiratory physicians at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
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