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Dr Jennifer Audsley

Dr Jennifer Audsley

Dr Jennifer Audsley

(03) 8344 3266 | jennifer.audsley@unimelb.edu.au

Position:
Senior Research Fellow
Theme(s):
Immunology, Viral Infectious Diseases, Hepatitis , HIV
Discipline(s):
Clinical and health systems research
Unit(s):
Department of Infectious Diseases
Lab Group(s):
Lewin Group

Dr Jennifer Audsley completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours), Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research Methods and PhD, and is a Clinical Research Fellow based at the Doherty Institute and the Alfred Hospital. She has specific research interests in HIV-hepatitis co-infection and PrEP (Pre-exposure prophylaxis) for HIV prevention.  Jennifer has worked in clinical research for over seven years, and is involved in all levels of clinical project management. Her projects include interstate and international collaborations. Jennifer works with Professor Sharon Lewin’s Hepatitis B Virus Research Group and the Clinical Research Group.

  • Key Achievements
    • Jennifer was the recipient of a National Health and Medical Research Council Australian-based Clinical Research Fellowship, and has published peer-reviewed journal articles and presented findings at local and international conferences, as well as scientific and clinical meetings.

    Research Groups
    • Lewin Group

      The focus of the Lewin group is to understand why HIV infection persists on antiretroviral therapy and to develop new strategies to eliminate latency. The lab also researches factors that drive liver disease in HIV-hepatitis B virus co-infection. The lab is also actively involved in COVID in relation to pathogenesis, the use of primary tissue models, and developing therapeutics using gene editing strategies.


      Lab Team

      Lewin Group

      • Senior Research Fellow
      • Senior Research Fellow
      • Dr Wei Zhao
        Research Fellow
      • Dr Chris Chiu
        Research Fellow
      • Dr Youry Kim
        Research Fellow
      • Dr Stan Kan
        Research Fellow
      • Dr Jill Lau
        Clinical Research Fellow
      • Clinical Research Liason Officer
      • Dr Judy Chang
        Research Systems Administrator
      • Dr Catherine Kennedy
        Research Coordinator
      • Research Coordinator
      • Ajantha Rhodes
        Lab Manager
      • Carolin Tumpach
        Research Support Officer
      • Rosalyn Cao
        Research Support Officer
      • Danielle Fong
        Research Support Officer
      • Abigail Tan
        Research Support Officer
      • Dr Kasha Singh
        PhD student/Clinician
      • Jared Stern
        PhD Candidate
      • Rachel Pascoe
        PhD Candidate
      • Paula Cevaal
        PhD Candidate
      • Haoming Liu
        PhD Candidate
      • Kiho Tanaka
        PhD Candidate
      • Rory Shepherd
        PhD Candidate
      • Lauren Wallace
        Honours Student
      • Bridget Fisher
        Honours Student
      • Associate Professor Edwina Wright
        Clinical Affiliate
      • Dr James McMahon
        Clinical Affiliate
      • Head, Clinical Virology and HIV Services, Austin Health
      • Associate Professor Thomas Rasmussen
        Clinical Affiliate

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