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Professor Michael Grimm

St. George Clin Sch- Operating
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+612 9113 2992
E: 
m.grimm@unsw.edu.au

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Professor Michael Grimm is the Clinical Associate Dean, and Head of the St George and Sutherland Clinical School.
 
Research Interests                        
A number of research projects in the Department of Gastroenterology, St George Clinical School, and the Inflammation and Infection Research Centre, School of Medical Sciences. The research areas include the following: immunopathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease; novel therapeutic strategies in inflammatory bowel disease; mucosal immunity and lymphocyte trafficking; regulatory T lymphocytes and other mechanisms controlling gastrointestinal immunity; the role of the appendix in gut immunity and IBD;clinical, psychological, physiological and microbial predictors of IBD relapse.
 
Broad Research Areas
Gastrointestinal Diseases; Immunology; Inflammation
                             
Specific Research Keywords
Gastroenterology; Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Chemokines; Cytokines
 
Thesis topics for current UNSW Medicine postgraduate research students
Role of leucocyte immunoglobulin-like receptors in modulating intestinal immunity and inflammation
Mechanisms of intestinal immune regulation induced by appendicitis; Psychological factors, gut microbial composition, and inflammation in the inflammatory bowel diseases.

Research
Field of Research (FOR) Tag: 
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Teaching & Supervision
Supervision keywords: 
inflammation
inflammatory bowel diseases
ethics committees