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Prof

David Vaux

Honorary
Medical Biology (W.E.H.I.)
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
animals
apoptosis
humans
cell biology
biochemistry & molecular biology
mice
cell-death
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Prof

David Vaux

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Bax and Bak
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Prof

David Vaux

 

www.wehi.edu.au/people/david-vaux
Research interest

Our research looks at processes upstream and downstream of the key apoptosis effector proteins Bax and Bak. These proteins can be activated by increases in BH3-only proteins, a decrease in Bcl-2-like survival proteins, or both.
We are determining how they are activated in response to treatment with steroids, and when growth factors are removed.

In cells lacking genes for Bax and Bak, steroids and growth factor withdrawal do not cause cell death, but they do cause cells to arrest and to shrink. We are using these cells to determine the pathways regulating cell growth and division, as well as cell death.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2017

Officer of the Order of Australia


2015

FAHMS - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences


2003

FAA - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Medical Biology (W.E.H.I.)

Education


Bachelor of Medical Science

Institution not known

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Science

University of Melbourne