Catherine Rush

  • Address
    James Cook University

Her research interests focus on dissecting the immune mechanisms responsible for initiating and driving chronic inflammatory diseases including Rheumatic Heart Disease and cardiovascular diseases and has a significant research interest in the association between T2D and severe bacterial infections including melioidosis and tuberculosis.

She has diverse experience in animal models of infection and inflammation and has developed specialised skills and models to identify and characterise immune cells and their functions.