After completing his PhD at the University of Cambridge in 2002, Andrew was recruited to Westmead Institute for Medical Research (WIMR) by Prof Tony Cunningham as a post doc in his HIV Pathogenesis research group.
Andrew has capitalised on the opportunity of conducting research at larger health precinct and has established collaboration with many surgeons such that he has access to human tissues. Andrew’s work almost exclusively makes use of these tissue. He heads two research groups at (WIMR). His ‘Mucosal Immunology and HIV group’ investigating sexual transmission of HIV’ with a particular focus on the way mononuclear phagocytes transmission of HIV. His ‘Autoinflammatory Group’ which he co-runs with A/Prof Scott Byrne investigates the immunology of diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
Andrew Harman is also the Applied Medical Sciences (AMED) at Westmead honours coordinator.
HIV/AIDS, Immunology, Innate Immunity, Sexual transmission of HIV, Dendritic cells
Infection and Immunological Conditions