Dr Emily Edwards shares how her work as a research scientist at the Alfred Hospital and Monash University is improving the health of Victorians.
After completing her PhD in Wales, Emily moved to Brisbane and research immune responses to viruses, then to Sydney to begin her Primary Immunodeficiency research. She joined Associate Professor Menno van Zelm's group in the Department of Immunology and Pathology in 2018 to continue her research in Primary Immunodeficiencies.
Emily was nominated for permanent residency by the Victorian government's Migration Program for her valuable contributions to COVID-19 research.
See how Emily’s journey from a scenic county in the United Kingdom to the city of Melbourne has allowed her to make her mark in immunology and build a new life in Melbourne.