Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Stuart researches the human immune system identifying defects that may be responsible for the development of numerous diseases and finding strategies to improve people’s immune systems and reduce the effects of auto-immune diseases. Findings from the research will reveal strategies by which the human immune response can be increased or decreased, such that individuals with immuno-deficiencies will have improved ability to fight infection, while patients with auto-immune diseases will have reduced inflammation and tissue destruction.