A/PROF MANDVI BHARADWAJ

A/PROF MANDVI BHARADWAJ

Positions

  • Cellular Immunity, Viral immunology, Vaccine development (Hepatitis C virus, HIV, vaccines)

Overview

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  • 2003- To date - Department of Microbiology & Immunology, The University of Melbourne, Australia

    2001-2003 - Senior Research Officer, Epstein-Barr virus Biology Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research & Adjunct Lecturer, Uni of Qld, Australia

    1998-2001 - Research Officer, Epstein-Barr virus Biology Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia

    May 1997-Feb 1998 - Research Officer, Department of Immunopathology, Westmead Hospital, NSW, Australia

    Nov 1994-Nov 1995 - Research Associate, Department of Biotechnology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.   

Affiliation

Member of

  • American Advancement of Science. Member-AAS 2009 -
  • Gastroenterology society of Australia. Member- GESA 2008 -
  • The Australian Centre for Hepatitis Virology Inc. Member-ACHV 2008 -
  • Australian council for HIV and hepatitis research. Member-ACH2 2004 -
  • Australian Society for Immunology. Member-ASI 1999 -

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Investigator on

Additional Grant Information

  • 2005-2007 - Behavioural, virological and immunological factors influencing hepatitis C virus infection in injecting drug users. M Hellard, M Bharadwaj, N Crofts, C Aitken, E Gowans, S Bowden. NHMRC $955,250

    2005-2006 - Pre-Clinical Development in HLA A2.1 Transgenic Mice of Self Adjuvanting Anti- HCV Vaccine Candidates that Target Dendritic Cells. Jackson D, Torresi J, Bharadwaj M. Australian centre for HIV and HCV research (ACH)2 $106,750 pa.

    2007 - Preclinical testing of a recombinant adenovirus-based vaccine to boost Hepatitis C Virus-specific cellular immunity. Bharadwaj M, Torresi J. Australian council for HIV and HCV research (ACH)2 $110,000. pa.

    2007 - Bharadwaj M, Early Career Researcher, Univ of Melb $27,750

    2009 - Identifying the correlates of protection in HCV infection. Bharadwaj M, Melbourne Research grant scheme, Univ of Melb $36,750.

    2010-2011 - Novel measures for induction of effective Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)-specific T-cell immunity. Bharadwaj M. and Kedzierska K. Australian centre for HIV and HCV research (ACH)2 $160,000 for 18 months.

    2011 - Correlates of protection in HCV infection. Bharadwaj M. Melbourne Research grant scheme, Univ of Melb $41005.   

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, King George Medical University 1992
  • MSc, Aligarh Muslim University 1985
  • B.Sc (Hons), Aligarh Muslim University 1983

Awards and honors

  • Conference Travel award, International EBV association, 2000
  • Junior Research Fellowship, Indian Council of Medical Research, 1986

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Supervision

Available for supervision

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