Personal profile


Dr. Tan is a Research Fellow at Translational Kidney Therapies Group within the Centre for Inflammatory Diseases (CID), Department of Medicine Monash University based at the Monash Health Translational Precinct. Diana completed her Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology and PhD in Immunology under the supervision of Prof. Stephen Holdsworth and Prof. Richard Kitching who are world leaders in the study of glomerulonephritis and immune-mediated kidney diseases. Dr. Tan took a career break to grow her family and has recently returned as an early career researcher, motivated to pursue research again.

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

Education/Academic qualification

Medical Research, Doctor of Philosophy, T cell tolerance in the modulation of autoimmune anti-myeloperoxidase ANCA-associated glomerulonephritis, Monash University

Award Date: 6 Dec 2012

Bachelor of Science, Honours (H1), The Role of Subcellular Targeting of > Rhinovirus 3C Protease, Monash University

Award Date: 1 Dec 2005

Biotechnology, Bachelor of Science, Monash University

Award Date: 1 Dec 2004

Research area keywords

  • Autoimmunity
  • Kidney Disease
  • Inflammation
  • Tolerance
  • ANCA Vasculitis