My research focuses on the genetics of host susceptibility to paediatric infectious diseases in order to understand the host immune response, and to identify immunological biomarkers for disease diagnosis. Diseases of interest include tuberculosis, meningococcal disease and Kawasaki disease.
et al., 2021, A novel framework for phenotyping children with suspected or confirmed infection for future biomarker studies, Frontiers in Pediatrics, Vol:9, ISSN:2296-2360, Pages:1-18
et al., 2021, Discovery and validation of a 3-gene signature to distinguish COVID-19 and other viral infections in emergency infectious disease presentations; a case-control then observational cohort study, The Lancet Microbe, ISSN:2666-5247
et al., 2021, Kawasaki Disease patient stratification and pathway analysis based on host transcriptomic and proteomic profiles, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Vol:11, ISSN:1422-0067, Pages:1-24
et al., 2021, Identification of novel locus associated with coronary artery aneurysms and validation of loci for susceptibility to Kawasaki disease, European Journal of Human Genetics, ISSN:1018-4813
et al., 2021, Identification of reduced host transcriptomic signatures for tuberculosis disease and digital PCR-based validation and quantification, Frontiers in Immunology, Vol:12, ISSN:1664-3224