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March 2019

Determinants for progression from asymptomatic infection to symptomatic visceral leishmaniasis: A cohort study

We confirmed the strong association between high DAT and/or rK39 titers and progression to disease among asymptomatic subjects

Published research Genetics and Health
February 2019

HLA-DR Class II expression on myeloid and lymphoid cells in relation to HLA-DRB1 as a genetic risk factor for visceral leishmaniasis

To understand how HLA-DR contributes to disease pathogenesis, we examined expression at the protein level in circulating myeloid and lymphoid cells of VL patients

Published research Genetics and Health
February 2013

Common variants in the HLA-DRB1-HLA-DQA1 HLA class II region are associated with susceptibility to visceral leishmaniasis

A conditional analysis provided evidence for multiple associations within the HLA-DRB1-HLA-DQA1 region,and a model in which risk differed between three...

Published research Genetics and Health
January 2016

The rare and undiagnosed diseases diagnostic service – application of massively parallel sequencing in a state-wide clinical service

The Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases Diagnostic Service refers to a genomic diagnostic platform operating within the Genetic Services of Western Australia

Published research Computational Biology Genetics and Health
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Professor Jenefer Blackwell, Australian Academy of Science Fellow

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The Goanna and the Journey of the Genes