Researcher

Associate Professor William Arthur Sewell

My Expertise

Allergy, Immunology, Inflammation and Haematology.

Keywords

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

General interest is molecular and cellular components of the immune and haemopoietic systems, with translation to diagnostic pathology. 

See "Research Activities" for specific research projects.

Broad Research Areas:
Allergy, Immunology, Inflammation, Haematology

Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
Australasian Society for Immunology, Australasian Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology, International Clinical Cytometry Society,...view more

General interest is molecular and cellular components of the immune and haemopoietic systems, with translation to diagnostic pathology. 

See "Research Activities" for specific research projects.

Broad Research Areas:
Allergy, Immunology, Inflammation, Haematology

Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
Australasian Society for Immunology, Australasian Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology, International Clinical Cytometry Society, European Society for Clinical Cell Analysis. Member of several RCPA Committees and immediate past Chief Examiner in Immunopathology. Member of St VIncent´s Hospital Human Research Ethics Committee. 

Specific Research Keywords:
Cytokines, Allergy, T Cells, Molecular Mechanisms, Leukaemia


My Qualifications

BSc MB BS Syd, PhD Melb, FRCPA


My Awards

RCPA Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education, November 2017.


My Research Activities

(1) Investigation of novel markers in leukaemia and lymphoma, in collaboration with St Vincent´s Haematology and Pathology Departments;

(2) Role of cytokines, including Th2 cytokines, and eosinophils in the pathogenesis of allergic diseases including allergic rhinitis and chronic rhinosinusitis, in collaboration with Prof Richard Harvey;

(3) Investigation of immunodeficiency, in collaboration with researchers in the Garvan Institute.


My Research Supervision


Supervision keywords


Areas of supervision

For ILP and Honours students, potential projects are:

1. Role of flow cytometry in diagnosis and management of haematological malignancies (in collaboration with St Vincent´s Haematology and Pathology Departments).

2. Mechanism of upper airway allergic inflammation (in collaboration with Prof Richard Harvey).


Currently supervising

David Peng ILP student

Aneeza Haniman PhD student

Jacqueline Ho PhD student

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Location

St Vincent's Clinical School
Level 5, deLacy Building
St Vincent's Hospital
Victoria Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010

Contact

02 9295 8434