Personal profile


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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Research area keywords

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

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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