IMB Centre for Inflammation and Disease Research

Thank you to the following individuals and organisations for their generous support.

Affiliate IMB labs

UQ partners and collaborators

External and Global collaborators

Funding partners

Joint initiatives

Collaborate with us

Commercial opportunities


Affiliate IMB labs

Professor Kirill Alexandrov

Dr Brett Collins

Professor Matt Cooper

Dr Nick Hamilton

Dr Gary Leong

Professor George Muscat

Associate Professor Mark Smythe

Professor Alpha Yap


UQ partners and collaborators

Dr Antje Blumenthal

UQ Diamantina Institute

Associate Professor Stuart Kellie

Institute for Molecular Bioscience Adjunct, UQ

Professor Bostjan Kobe

IMB Adjunct

NHMRC Research Fellow, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Science, UQ

Professor Alastair McEwan

Dean, UQ Graduate School, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Science, UQ

Dr Simon Phipps

ARC Future Fellow, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, UQ

Dr Mark Ruitenberg

Senior Lecturer, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, UQ

Professor Mark Schembri

ARC Future Fellow, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Science, UQ

Dr Kate Stacey

IMB Adjunct

NHMRC Research Fellow, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Science, UQ

Professor Mark Walker

NHMRC Principal Research Fellow, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Science, UQ

Associate Professor Trent Woodruff

ARC Future Fellow, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, UQ

Dr Kate Irvine

School of Medicine, Translational Research Institute, UQ

Dr Simon Phipps

School of Biomedical Sciences, UQ

Professor Elizabeth Powell

School of Medicine, Translational Research Institute, UQ

Professor Peter Sly

Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Child Health Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical School, UQ


External and Global collaborators

Dr Jake Begun

Translational Research Institute, Mater Research, Brisbane, Australia

Translational Research Institute, Mater Research, Brisbane, Australia

Professor Mike McGuckin

Translational Research Institute, Mater Research, Brisbane, Australia

Associate Professor Thiruma (Garrie) Arumugam

The University of Melbourne, Australia

Professor Bart Vanhaesebroeck

Research Department of Oncology, Cancer Institute, Faculty of Medical Sciences

University College London, UK

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Dr Konrad Bode

University of Heidelberg, Germany

Professor Katherine Cianflone

Laval University, Quebec, Canada

Professor Vojo Deretic

Chair, Faculty in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of New Mexico

Professor Sergio Grinstein

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Professor Morley Hollenberg

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Professor David Hume

Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK

Professor Kum Kum Khanna

QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Associate Professor Maciej Markiewski

School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University, Texas, USA

Professor Luke O’Neill

School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Associate Professor Timothy Ravasi

Biological and Environmental Sciences & Engineering Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Professor Jamie Rosssjohn

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Associate Professor Glen Scholz


Funding partners

ANZ Trustees

ARC Centre of Excellence in Advanced Molecular Imaging

Australian Cancer Research Foundation

Australian Research Council

National Health and Medical Research Council

Queensland Government

The Fonds de recherche du Québec − Santé (Canada)

UQ Foundation


Joint initiatives

ARC Centre of Excellence in Advanced Molecular Imaging

European Union FP7 Parasitology Consortium (A-PARADISE)

Proteins and glycans in host-pathogen interactions: targets for novel drugs and vaccines


Collaborate with us

If you are an inflammation researcher, clinician, or advocacy or community group interested in collaborating with CIDR, we would love to hear from you.

Please contact IMB’s Centre for Inflammation and Disease Research, Associate Professor Matt Sweet on inflammation@imb.uq.edu.au.


Commercial opportunities

IMB research is managed through The University of Queensland’s commercialisation company, UniQuest.

UniQuest is one of Australia’s leading research commercialisation companies, specialising in global technology transfer and facilitating access for all business sectors to world-class university expertise, intellectual property and facilities.

UniQuest works closely with IMB’s Centre for Inflammation and Disease Research to pursue commercial opportunities with leading pharmaceutical companies, ensuring the centre’s discoveries improve quality of life for all Australians living with pain.

To enquire about commercial opportunities with the centre, please contact Dr Mark Ashton on m.ashton@uniquest.com.au.