Dr Stephen Mattarollo

Senior Research Fellow

The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 344 36985


Research Interests

  • Tumour immunology
    Interactions between tumours and the cellular immune system.
  • Immunoregulation / Immunosuppression
    Immune suppressive and regulatory factors within the tumour microenvironment.
  • Cancer Immunotherapy
    Therapeutic vaccine development and combination therapies.
  • Cancer neuroimmunology
    Bi-directional communication between immune system and nervous system in cancer.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • bachelor of Science (hons), The University of Queensland


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Book Chapter

  • Mattarollo, Stephen R. and Smyth, Mark J. (2012). Therapeutic approaches utilising NKT cells. In Masaki Terabe and Jay A. A. Berzofsky (Ed.), Natural killer T cells: balancing the regulation of tumor immunity (pp. 111-128) New York, United States: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-0613-6_7

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision