Associate Professor Ingrid Winkler

Honorary Associate Professor

Mater Research Institute-UQ
Faculty of Medicine

Overview

Associate Professor Ingrid Winkler is a Senior Research Fellow and head of the Stem Cells and Cancer group at Mater Research, Brisbane, Australia.

Ingrid Winkler’s research focuses on understanding how micro-environments protect and instruct Stem Cells. Her innovative research has already led to several discoveries, such as a novel strategy to protect normal Haematopoietic Stem Cells from chemotherapy or radiation damage. Research which may lead to a novel strategy to i. Potentially alleviate the life-threatening side-effects of cancer therapies, and ii. New ways to sensitise cancer cells to standard cancer therapy.

Over the course of her career, Dr Winkler has produced 49 peer-reviewed articles, including a recent landmark study in Nature Medicine 2012, describing a key component of the bone marrow vascular niche (E-selectin) in regulating Haematopoietic Stem Cell self-renewal and chemo-sensitivity and last year her research was recognized to be among ‘Ten of the Best Research Projects’in Australia by the National Health & Medical Research Council.

Research Impacts

Over the course of her career, Dr Winkler has produced 49 peer-reviewed articles, including a recent landmark study in Nature Medicine 2012, describing a key component of the bone marrow vascular niche (E-selectin) in regulating Haematopoietic Stem Cell self-renewal and chemo-sensitivity and last year her research was recognized to be among ‘Ten of the Best Research Projects’in Australia by the National Health & Medical Research Council.

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Supervision

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision