Kaiwen Chen awarded PhD

Kaiwen Chen awarded PhD

Dr Kaiwen Chen has been awarded a PhD after completing his project 'Inflammasome function in neutrophils'. Kaiwen completed his PhD in the Inflammasome Lab supervised by Kate Schroder and associate supervisor Matt Sweet. Kaiwen began his PhD in 2011, and during his PhD was awarded an ANZ Trustees PhD Scholarship in Medical Research (2013), a Network of Immunology Frontier Winter School Advance Immunology Award (2014) and an Australasian Society for Immunology Postgraduate International Travel Award (2015). Kaiwen published 8 articles during his PhD including first author research articles in Cell Reports (2014) and European Journal of Immunology (2016), a first author review (Current Opinion in Microbiology, 2013) and first author book chapter (Cancer and Inflammation Mechanisms, 2013).

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ABOUT Inflammasome Lab

Inflammasome Lab is a group of researchers led by Prof Kate Schroder at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland.
We seek to unravel the secrets of inflammasomes – protein complexes at the heart of inflammation and disease – to allow for new therapies to fight human diseases.