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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 Fiona Moghaddas, Principal and coordinating investigator

Fiona is a clinician specialising in immunology with an interest in monogenic autoinflammatory disorders. She has established the Australian Autoinflammatory Diseases RegistrY (AADRY) as part of a PhD under the supervision of A/Prof Seth Masters and is engaged in both the Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance (MGHA) and Australian Genomics Health Alliance (AGHA) projects. Through the course of her PhD she has also investigated the pathogenicity of a number of novel variants in patients with autoinflammatory disorders. She is a member of Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA), the International Society of Systemic Autoinflammatory Diseases (ISSAID) and the European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID).


Ms Jenni Harris, Clinical coordinator

Jenni is the AADRY clinical coordinator and works with the Inflammation and Clinical Translation team at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute to facilitate the day to day coordination of the registry. Having been at the institute for many years she is also a custodian of the Parkville volunteer blood donor registry and is involved in ethics and education. Prior to working at the institute, Ms Harris was a critical care nurse and educator for more than 10 years. This experience enables her to coordinate the clinical aspects of the AADRY registry.

The Australian Autoinflammatory Disease Registry (AADRY) project investigators from the inflammation division, at The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute manage the registry.

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