Nina D’Vaz

Ordinary Member

Nina holds an Honours degree in Biological Science from the University of Copenhagen and has completed PhD in Clinical Immunology through University of Western Australia. She has worked in laboratories for over 20 years and her experience includes recombinant protein generation, Murine tissue culture and generation of genetically modified mice, human clinical intervention trials and immune characterisation of infants at high risk of allergic disease. Nina currently manages The ORIGINS Project biobank, which at present comprises 130,000 biological samples from around 1300 families enrolled in The ORIGINS Project. The aim of the ORIGINS Project is to reach a participation of 5000 families by 2023 and facilitate multi-disciplinary research into the developmental origins of non-communicable diseases.