Postdoctoral Scientist, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Jason is a gastroenterologist and researcher with an interest in coeliac disease. He is involved in the clinical care of patients with coeliac disease and his research has helped characterise the immunological response to gluten, underpinning design of improved diagnostics and treatments for patients. He participates in university, hospital and community-based education of other physicians, GPs, medical students and dietitians and is Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee of Coeliac Australia.

He is a co-inventor on patents pertaining to the use of gluten peptides in applications for patients with coeliac disease and is a consultant to ImmusanT Inc., a US-based company developing a novel diagnostic and therapy for coeliac disease.

Experience

  • –present
    Consultant, ImmusanT Inc.
  • –present
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
  • –present
    Gastroenterologist, The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Education

  • 2008 
    The University of Melbourne, PhD (Immunology)
  • 2003 
    The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, FRACP
  • 1995 
    The University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery

Research Areas

  • Gastroenterology And Hepatology (110307)
  • Immunology (1107)