Dr Kerrie Sandgren

Research Fellow, Westmead Clinical School, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research

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Biographical details

Kerrie is an experienced immunologist who spent 4 years at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and at the Vaccine Research Center, National Institutes of Health in the USA studying what dendritic cells do when they encounter viral and vaccine components. She has now returned to the Centre for Virus Research at the Westmead Institute and continues her work on primary human dendritic cells and the innate immune response to vaccination.

PhD - University of New South Wales/Westmead Institute for Medical Research on Poxvirus Interactions with Dendritic Cells.

BSc. (Hons 1st class) in Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of New South Wales.

Current research students

Project title Research student
Investigating the role of anorectal dendritic cells and macrophages in sexual transmission of HIV Heeva BAHARLOU

Selected grants

2016

  • Defining the Interaction of HIV with the Interferon System in Initial Mucosal Infection; Cunningham A, Harman A, Palmer S, Nasr N, Diefenbach R, Sandgren K; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Botting, R., Bertram, K., Baharlou, H., Sandgren, K., Fletcher, J., Rhodes, J., Rana, H., Plasto, T., Wang, X., Lim, J., Cunningham, A., Harman, A., et al (2017). Phenotypic and functional consequences of different isolation protocols on skin mononuclear phagocytes. Journal of Leukocyte Biology, 101(6), 1393-1403. [More Information]
  • Sandgren, K., Bertram, K., Cunningham, A. (2016). Understanding natural herpes simplex virus immunity to inform next-generation vaccine design. Clinical & Translational Immunology, 5, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Kim, M., Truong, N., James, V., Bosnjak, L., Sandgren, K., Harman, A., Nasr, N., Bertram, K., Olbourne, N., Sawleshwarkar, S., Cunningham, A., et al (2015). Relay of herpes simplex virus between Langerhans cells and dermal dendritic cells in human skin. PLoS Pathogens, 11(4), 1-19. [More Information]

2017

  • Botting, R., Bertram, K., Baharlou, H., Sandgren, K., Fletcher, J., Rhodes, J., Rana, H., Plasto, T., Wang, X., Lim, J., Cunningham, A., Harman, A., et al (2017). Phenotypic and functional consequences of different isolation protocols on skin mononuclear phagocytes. Journal of Leukocyte Biology, 101(6), 1393-1403. [More Information]

2016

  • Sandgren, K., Bertram, K., Cunningham, A. (2016). Understanding natural herpes simplex virus immunity to inform next-generation vaccine design. Clinical & Translational Immunology, 5, 1-8. [More Information]

2015

  • Kim, M., Truong, N., James, V., Bosnjak, L., Sandgren, K., Harman, A., Nasr, N., Bertram, K., Olbourne, N., Sawleshwarkar, S., Cunningham, A., et al (2015). Relay of herpes simplex virus between Langerhans cells and dermal dendritic cells in human skin. PLoS Pathogens, 11(4), 1-19. [More Information]

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