Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Senior Research Technician







Desk 28Sir Alexander Fleming BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Simone A Walker is a Research Technician in the Luekocye Biology section of the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London.
Simone studied for her degree in Pharmacology at King's College London. Following this she studied towards a PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology at The Institue of Cancer Research, University of London.

In her current post, working with Professor Clare Lloyd, Simone provides a specialist service measuring and analysing lung function parameters, in vivo, for members of the Lloyd group, as well as for other teams in the MRC-Asthma UK Centre for Asthma and Allergy and external collabarators.

Simone is also interested in using flow cytometry to indentify and isolate the immune cells involved in Asthma.



Branchett WJ, Cook J, Oliver RA, et al., 2021, Airway macrophage-intrinsic TGF-β1 regulates pulmonary immunity during early life allergen exposure, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Vol:147, ISSN:0091-6749, Pages:1892-1906

Branchett WJ, Walker SA, Lloyd CM, 2021, Experimental Mouse Models of Asthma and Analysis of CD4 T Cells, T-helper Cells, Vol:2285, ISSN:1064-3745, Pages:329-348

Ogger PP, Albers GJ, Hewitt RJ, et al., 2020, Itaconate controls the severity of pulmonary fibrosis, Science Immunology, Vol:5, ISSN:2470-9468, Pages:1-13

Branchett W, Stoelting H, Oliver R, et al., 2020, A T cell-myeloid IL-10 axis regulates pathogenic IFN-γ-dependent immunity in a mouse model of type 2-low asthma, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Vol:145, ISSN:0091-6749, Pages:666-678.e9

Byrne A, powell J, O'Sullivan B, et al., 2020, Dynamics of human monocytes and airway macrophages during healthy aging and post-transplant, Journal of Experimental Medicine, Vol:217, ISSN:0022-1007, Pages:1-9

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