Eliana Marino Moreno

Dr

  • 15 Innovation Walk, 75

    Melbourne

    Australia

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PhD projects

https://research.monash.edu/en/persons/eliana-marino-moreno

20032021

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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Marino’s research program has fundamentally shifted our understanding of the role diet, gut microbiota, and the immune system in the development of T1D, spurring new research directions worldwide and bringing diet-based therapeutic options one step closer by advancing this basic research to clinical trials. Eliana has secure >$2 million research funding including the prestigious Type 1 Millennium Award from the Diabetes Australia Research Trust and the USA Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation postdoctoral (JDRF) fellowship. Dr Marino has disseminated her work to the community and public through forums to general practitioners, clinicians, philanthropic partners, industry and educational events, such as the Melbourne Museum exhibition the “Gut Feelings”

Related Links: 

  • Marino's lab website

Research interests

Immunology, inflammation and autoimmunity, specifically in B cell migration, cross-presentation of auto-antigens and Treg cells.

Dr. Marino's current research is at the cutting edge of the field and her lab is one of the leading groups worldwide studying the role of diet and microbiota on the course of autoimmune diabetes and related complications such as kidney disease and obesity.

External positions

Adjunct Fellow, Charles Perkins Centre

14 Nov 201421 Dec 2021

Research area keywords

  • Diabetes
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Immunology
  • Inflammation
  • Microbiome
  • mucosal Immunology
  • Autoimmunity
  • Type 1 diabetes

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