Mark Milner


Mark Milner


PhD student
Inflammasome Lab



Mark obtained a First-Class Honours degree in Biomedical Science from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, in 2018. After his Bachelor’s degree, Mark worked as a Research Assistant in Prof. Lynch’s neuroimmunology lab in Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, where he contributed to projects investigating microglial inflammasome activation, ageing and Alzheimer’s disease. Mark started his PhD studies with the Inflammasome Lab in April 2019, where he is exploring mechanisms of inflammasome-driven pathogenesis in Alzheimer’s disease.


"To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science”

Albert Einstein





Office Telephone: +61 7 3346 2356


Twitter: @MarkMilner96 

Institute for Molecular Bioscience







2018  Top Student Award for Biomedical Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland




2018  BSc, Human health and Disease, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland


Milner MT, Lawrence GM, Holley CL, Bodea LG, Götz J, Burgener SS, Schroder K (2022).
Isolation and culture of pure adult mouse microglia and astrocytes for in vitro characterization and analyses. STAR Protocols Apr 11;3(2):101295. Pubmed


Milner MT, Maddugoda M, Götz J, Burgener SS, Schroder K (2021).
The NLRP3 inflammasome triggers sterile neuroinflammation and Alzheimer's disease. Current Opinion in Immunology Feb;68:116-124. Pubmed



M.Milner (2017).
Targeting the Inflammasome: Can it cure Alzheimer’s disease? Trinity Student Medical Journal Volume 18. October.


N. Browne, M.M. White, M.Milner, C.Foley, K.Pohl, F.Gargoum, P.Hawkins, E.P. Reeves, N.G McElvaney (2017).
Reduced abundance of HVCN1 on neutrophils in cystic fibrosis impacts on phagosomal pH and degranulation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 195:A1272.