Women Speakers Database
  • Name

    Debbie Watson
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  • Institute

    University of Wollongong
  • Career Stage

    Tenured Faculty
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  • Profile

    I am a group leader of the Genetics and Immunology Research Laboratory (GIRL) at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI) and a Research Fellow in the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health at the University of Wollongong.
    My background is in transplantation and I currently work on strategies to prevent graft-versus-host disease, a major complication following donor stem cell transplantation for people with blood cancer.
    Our group develops strategies to prevent graft-versus-host disease using immune cell depletions strategies and by targeting immune cell signaling pathways in preclinical models.