Associate Professor Andrew Murphy

Associate Professor Andrew Murphy is NHMRC Career Development Fellow and National Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow, and head of the Haematopoiesis and Leukocyte Biology laboratory at the Baker. Andrew completed is PhD in 2008 in Prof Jaye Chin-Dusting’s laboratory at the Baker and postdoc’d in Prof. Alan Tall’s group at Columbia University. In 2013 he returned to Australia to begin his own group. His work largely focuses on how inflammatory diseases associated with cardiovascular disease, including diabetes, obesity and rheumatoid arthritis cause the overproduction of innate immune cells and how this contributes to atherogenesis or impaired lesion regression. Furthermore, his laboratory studies fundamental biological process regulating haematopoiesis. He has published a number of manuscripts in leading journals including Nature Medicine, Cell Stem Cell, Cell Metabolism and JCI.