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Immunology researcher, Monash University

Dr Kim Murphy completed her PhD in the Department of Medicine at Monash University. Her worked was in the field of immunology, specifically the treatment of autoimmune diseases.
She then obtained an education qualification and returned to Monash University as a lecturer in the Department of Immunology where she teaches undergraduate students while conducting immunology-focused education research. Her current interests include how technology is used in teaching and discovering effective study techniques for learning immunology.


  • 2008–present
    Senior lecturer, Monash University


  • 2018 
    Monash University, Masters of Public Health
  • 2008 
    Monash University, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2008 
    Monash University, Graduate Diploma of Education
  • 2001 
    Monash University, Bachelor of Science (Honours)


  • 2012
    Antidrug antibodies (ADAb) to tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-specific neutralising agents in chronic inflammatory diseases: a real issue, a clinical perspective, Annals of Rheumatic Diseases
  • 2005
    Experimental Autoimmune Gastritis: Mouse Models of Human Organ-Specific Autoimmune Disease, International Reviews of Immunology
  • 2005
    Mechanisms of Gastric Mucosal Cell Loss in Autoimmune Gastritis, International Reviews of Immunology
  • 2005
    Reversing the Autoimmune Condition: Experience with Experimental Autoimmune Gastritis, International Reviews of Immunology
  • 2005
    Gene therapy strategies towards immune tolerance to treat the autoimmune diseases, Current Gene Therapy
  • 2004
    Stem cells engineered for autoimmunity, Trends in Immunology
  • 2003
    Tolerance established in autoimmune disease by mating or bone marrow transplantation that target autoantigen to the thymus, International Immunology