Stuart Mannering was born in the South Island of New Zealand. He received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Otago, NZ in 1998 for work on using human DC to activate tumor antigen-specific T cells. After his Ph.D. degree, he moved to The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia where he worked on T-cell responses to bacterial infection in mice. In 2001, he joined Professor Len Harrison’s lab at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI) and started studying human T-cell responses to islet antigens in type 1 diabetes. In 2008, Mannering moved to St. Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research (in Melbourne, Australia) where his lab is continuing to investigate human T-cell responses to islet antigens. Mannering is a Member of the Immunology of Diabetes Society (IDS) T-cell Workshop Committee and the Founder of the Melbourne Human Immunology Group.
Biography Updated on 10 March 2011