Associate Professor Allison Pettit
Assoc Prof Pettit is an ARC Future Fellow leading the Bones and Immunology Research Group at Mater Research Institute-UQ. She has led independent research programs focused on osteoimmunological mechanisms including characterisation of osteal macrophages and haematopoietic stem cell niche macrophages. She has translated these basic biological discoveries to understanding macrophage contributions to bone repair, bone disease, including prostate cancer metastasis, and haematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Assoc Prof Pettit has published over 60 original scientific publications (total citations 2609; >600 in last 2 years) with manuscripts spanning the fields of immunology, rheumatology, bone biology, transplantation, cancer and stem cell biology, including numerous publications ranked in the top 1% for their field. She has a strong track record of training high quality postgraduate students with many receiving numerous accolades throughout their candidatures.
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