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Associate Professor Seth Masters, Research custodian
Seth is head of the Inflammasomes and Autoinflammatory Disease laboratory at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. He has worked on Autoinflammatory diseases since 2006, after a fellowship at the NIH (USA). During this time Seth has helped to uncover the genetic and molecular basis for several autoinflammatory diseases including DIRA and PAAND. He is active within the community, as part of the International Society of Systemic Autoinflammatory Diseases.
Dr Thomas Reygaerts, Research investigator
Thomas is an adult rheumatologist with an interest in monogenic autoinflammatory disorders. After his graduation in Belgium and three years of clinical work as an attending physician in Switzerland, he started a PhD at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute to investigate the role of new variants in autoinflammatory diseases under the supervision of Professor Seth Masters. As part of his PhD, Thomas will be dedicated to sustaining the AADRY registry and providing analysis for patients and families recruited.
Thomas is a member of the Belgian Society of Rheumatology and a board certified rheumatologist in Belgium and Switzerland.
Ms Maureen Forde, Clinical coordinator
Maureen is the AADRY Clinical Coordinator and works with the Inflammatory and Clinical Translation team at The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute to facilitate the day-to-day coordination of the registry.
Having been a Registered Nurse in Australia and the UK for more than 20 years, Maureen has a wealth of knowledge and experience in nursing. Her recent experience includes working as a Senior Oncology Nurse at Australia’s leading cancer hospital, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Her other areas of expertise are medical and surgical oncology and maternal and paediatric health and education. Maureen obtained her Diploma of Higher Education in General Nursing from The Buckinghamshire New University (UK) in 2000. She then went on to earn her Bachelor Degree in Science (Midwifery) Hons from The University of West London (UK) in 2006.
Maureen is a member APPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) and The ANMF (Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation).