Dr Barbara Rolfe

Group Leader

Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
b.rolfe@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 63856

Overview

Research Interests

  • The role of the innate immune system in cancer
  • Nanotechnology for drug delivery

Qualifications

  • PhD, The University of Queensland
  • BSc, The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Rolfe, Barbara E., Pio, Ruben, Woodruff, Trent M., Markiewski, Maciej M. and Manthey, Helga D. (2020). Editorial: The Role of Complement in Tumors. Frontiers in Immunology, 11139, doi:10.3389/fimmu.2020.00139

  • Nabizadeh, Jamileh A., Manthey, Helga D., Panagides, Nadya, Steyn, Frederik J., Lee, John D., Li, Xaria X., Akhir, Fazrena N. M., Chen, Weiyu, Boyle, Glen M., Taylor, Stephen M., Woodruff, Trent M. and Rolfe, Barbara E. (2019). C5a receptors C5aR1 and C5aR2 mediate opposing pathologies in a mouse model of melanoma. FASEB Journal, 33 (10) fj201800980RR-11071. doi:10.1096/fj.201800980rr

  • Chen, Weiyu, Zuo, Huali, Rolfe, Barbara, Schembri, Mark A., Cobbold, Rowland N., Zhang, Bing, Mahony, Timothy J. and Xu, Zhi Ping (2018). Clay nanoparticles co-deliver three antigens to promote potent immune responses against pathogenic Escherichia coli. Journal of Controlled Release, 292196-209. doi:10.1016/j.jconrel.2018.11.008

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Gu, Z., Rolfe, Barbara E., Thomas, A. C., Campbell, Julie H., Lu, G. Q. Max and Xu, Z. P. (2012). Heparin-related nanomaterials. Heparin, properties, uses and side effects. (pp. 159-178) edited by David E. Piyathilake and Rhong Liang.New York, United States: Nova Science.

  • Rolfe, Barbara, Mooney, Jane, Zhang, Bing, Jahnke, Sani, Le, Sarah-Jane, Chau, Yu-Qian, Huang, Qiping, Wang, Hao, Campbell, Gordon and Campbell, Julie (2011). The fibrotic response to implanted biomaterials: Implications for tissue engineering. Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering: Cells and Biomaterials. (pp. 551-568) edited by Daniel Eberli.Rijeka, Croatia: InTech Publishing.

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Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision

Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.