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Biography

After completing her PhD at Monash University, Connie was trained in the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases at the University of Calgary in Canada and returned to Monash University as a research fellow at the Department of Immunology (Clayton). Connie has had >$4 million research funding, including the highly prestigious CSL Centenary Fellowship (2019), 2 NHMRC Project Grants (2014, 2016), and continual competitive fellowship support since obtaining her PhD, including ARC DECRA (2013) and Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship (2016). Since 2015, Connie established the Neuroinflammation Research Group in the Department of Medicine. In 2019, Connie was appointed the Deputy Director of Monash Centre for Inflammatory Diseases.

https://www.monash.edu/medicine/scs/medicine/research/cid/research/neuroinflammation

Research area keywords

  • Stroke
  • Intravital imaging
  • Innate immunity
  • Host-Pathogen Interactions
  • Neuroinflammation

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Projects 2014 2023

Research Output 2008 2019

  • 40 Article
  • 5 Review Article
  • 1 Chapter (Book)
  • 1 Comment / Debate
2 Citations (Scopus)

Advanced age promotes colonic dysfunction and gut-derived lung infection after stroke

Wen, S. W., Shim, R., Ho, L., Wanrooy, B. J., Srikhanta, Y., Prame Kumar, K., Nicholls, A. J., Shen, S., Sepehrizadeh, T., De Veer, M., Srikanth, V., Ma, H., Phan, T., Lyras, D. & Wong, C., 1 Oct 2019, In : Aging Cell. 18, 5, 13 p., e12980.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Aging- and vascular-related pathologies

Wen, S. W. & Wong, C. H. Y., 1 Feb 2019, In : Microcirculation. 26, 2, 8 p., e12463.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleOtherpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic sympathetic driven hypertension promotes atherosclerosis by enhancing hematopoiesis

Al-Sharea, A., Lee, M. K. S., Whillas, A., Michell, D. L., Shihata, W. A., Nicholls, A. J., Cooney, O. D., Kraakman, M. J., Veiga, C. B., Jefferis, A. M., Jackson, K., Nagareddy, P. R., Lambert, G., Wong, C. H. Y., Andrews, K. L., Head, G. A., Chin-Dusting, J. & Murphy, A. J., 28 Feb 2019, In : Haematologica: the hematology journal. 104, 3, p. 456-467 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Effects of stroke beyond the brain

Wong, C. H. Y., 17 Oct 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Nature Reviews Immunology. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

Stroke Severity, and Not Cerebral Infarct Location, Increases the Risk of Infection

Shim, R., Wen, S. W., Wanrooy, B. J., Rank, M., Thirugnanachandran, T., Ho, L., Sepehrizadeh, T., de Veer, M., Srikanth, V. K., Ma, H., Phan, T. G., Sobey, C. G. & Wong, C. H. Y., 10 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Translational Stroke Research. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

2013 Centenary Institute Lawrence Creative Prize Winner

Connie Wong (Recipient), 1 Jan 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Australian Vascular Biology Society (AVBS) Achievement and Career Development Award

Connie Wong (Recipient), 1 Jan 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Australiasian Society of Immunology (ASI) Gordon Ada Travel Award

Connie Wong (Recipient), 1 Jan 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2013 2019

14th World Congress on Inflammation (WCI)

Connie Wong (Member of programme committee)
2019 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Frontiers in Immunology (Journal)

Connie Wong (Guest editor)
2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

27th Congress of International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH)

Connie Wong (Member of programme committee)
2019 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Heart Foundation Fellowships

Connie Wong (Contributor)
2019 → …

Activity: External Academic EngagementGrant review responsibilities

Scientific Reports (Journal)

Connie Wong (Editorial board member)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

Press / Media

3RRR radio interview on "Einstein a GoGo"

Connie Wong

18/11/18

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Herald Sun article "A gut feel on stroke infections"

Connie Wong

4/10/16

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Herald Sun article "A stroke of genius"

Connie Wong

2/12/13

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment