Dr Kaiwen Chen

Research Officer

Institute for Molecular Bioscience
+61 7 334 62071



  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


  • Lawlor, Kate E., Feltham, Rebecca, Yabal, Monica, Conos, Stephanie A., Chen, Kaiwen W., Ziehe, Stephanie, Grass, Carina, Zhan, Yifan, Nguyen, Tan A., Hall, Cathrine, Vince, Angelina J., Chatfield, Simon M., D'Silva, Damian B., Pang, Kenneth C., Schroder, Kate, Silke, John, Vaux, David L., Jost, Philipp J. and Vince, James E. (2017) XIAP loss triggers RIPK3- and caspase-8-driven IL-1β activation and cell death as a consequence of TLR-MyD88-induced cIAP1-TRAF2 degradation. Cell Reports, 20 3: 668-682. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2017.06.073

  • Conos, Stephanie A. , Chen, Kaiwen W. , De Nardo, Dominic , Hara, Hideki , Whitehead, Lachlan , Núñez, Gabriel , Masters, Seth L. , Murphy, James M. , Schroder, Kate , Vaux, David L. , Lawlor, Kate E. , Lindqvist, Lisa M. and Vince, James E. (2017) Active MLKL triggers the NLRP3 inflammasome in a cell intrinsic manner. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 114 6: E961-E969. doi:10.1073/pnas.1613305114

  • Chen, Kaiwen W., Bezbradica, Jelena S., Gross, Christina J., Wall, Adam A., Sweet, Matthew J., Stow, Jennifer L. and Schroder, Kate (2016) The murine neutrophil NLRP3 inflammasome is activated by soluble but not particulate or crystalline agonists. European Journal of Immunology, 46 4: 1004-1010. doi:10.1002/eji.201545943

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Book Chapter

  • Chen, Kaiwen W., Richards, Ayanthi A., Zamoshnikova, Alina and Schroder, Kate (2014). Inflammasomes and inflammation. In Yusuke Hiraku, Shosuke Kawanishi and Hiroshi Ohshima (Ed.), Cancer and Inflammation Mechanisms: Chemical, Biological, and Clinical Aspects (pp. 103-117) Hoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118826621.ch8

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