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Senior Lecturer

Dr Sarah Sasson

BA(English) BSc (Hons I Immunology) MBBS(Hons) PhD FRACP FRCPA

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Hastak P; Cromer D; Malycha J; Andersen CR; Raith E; Davenport MP; Plummer M; Sasson SC, 2024, 'Defining the correlates of lymphopenia and independent predictors of poor clinical outcome in adults hospitalized with COVID-19 in Australia', Scientific Reports, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-024-61729-5
2024
Gupta T; Antanaviciute A; Hyun-Jung Lee C; Ottakandathil Babu R; Aulicino A; Christoforidou Z; Siejka-Zielinska P; O'Brien-Ball C; Chen H; Fawkner-Corbett D; Geros AS; Bridges E; McGregor C; Cianci N; Fryer E; Alham NK; Jagielowicz M; Santos AM; Fellermeyer M; Davis SJ; Parikh K; Cheung V; Al-Hillawi L; Sasson S; Slevin S; Brain O; Bird-Lieberman E; Fourie S; Johnston R; Joshi H; Mujamdar D; Panter S; Patodi N; Shaji S; Tidbury J; Verma A; Fernandes RA; Koohy H; Simmons A, 2024, 'Tracking in situ checkpoint inhibitor-bound target T cells in patients with checkpoint-induced colitis', Cancer Cell, 42, pp. 797 - 814.e15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ccell.2024.04.010
2024
van der Linde R; Gatt PN; Smith S; Fernandez M; Vaughan L; Blyth E; Curnow J; Brown DA; Tegg E; Sasson SC, 2024, 'Correlation of flow cytometric measurable residual disease (FC-MRD) with molecular MRD and clinical outcome at one year in adult B-acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (B-ALL) and acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)', Pathology, 56, pp. S108 - S108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2023.12.359
2024
Wu L; Carlino MS; Brown DA; Long GV; Clifton-Bligh R; Mellor R; Moore K; Sasson SC; Menzies AM; Tsang V; Gunton JE, 2024, 'Checkpoint Inhibitor-Associated Autoimmune Diabetes Mellitus Is Characterized by C-peptide Loss and Pancreatic Atrophy', The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, 109, pp. 1301 - 1307, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/clinem/dgad685
2024
van der Linde R; Smith S; Brown DA; Sasson SC; Tegg E, 2023, 'Measurable residual disease in adult acute myeloid leukaemia: evaluation of a multidimensional ‘radar’ flow cytometric plot analysis method', Pathology, 55, pp. 383 - 390, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2022.10.007
2023
Barreto SG; Kaambwa B; Venkatesh K; Sasson SC; Andersen C; Delaney A; Bihari S; Pilcher D, 2023, 'Mortality and costs related to severe acute pancreatitis in the intensive care units of Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), 2003–2020', Pancreatology, 23, pp. 341 - 349, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pan.2023.04.006
2023
Hewavisenti RV; Arena J; Ahlenstiel CL; Sasson SC, 2023, 'Human papillomavirus in the setting of immunodeficiency: Pathogenesis and the emergence of next-generation therapies to reduce the high associated cancer risk', Frontiers in Immunology, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2023.1112513
2023
Venkatesh K; Glenn H; Delaney A; Andersen CR; Sasson SC, 2023, 'Fire in the belly: A scoping review of the immunopathological mechanisms of acute pancreatitis', Frontiers in Immunology, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2022.1077414
2023
Reardon B; Smith S; Van Der Linde R; Sasson SC, 2023, 'Use of anti-JOVI.1 antibodies to detect clonal T cell populations: implementation into a diagnostic flow cytometry laboratory and correlation with clinical findings', Pathology, 55, pp. S23 - S23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2022.12.077
2023
Cromer D; Steain M; Reynaldi A; Schlub TE; Khan SR; Sasson SC; Kent SJ; Khoury DS; Davenport MP, 2023, 'Predicting vaccine effectiveness against severe COVID-19 over time and against variants: a meta-analysis', Nature Communications, 14, pp. 1633, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-023-37176-7
2023
Wu L; Tsang V; Menzies AM; Sasson SC; Carlino MS; Brown DA; Clifton-Bligh R; Gunton JE, 2023, 'Risk Factors and Characteristics of Checkpoint Inhibitor– Associated Autoimmune Diabetes Mellitus (CIADM): A Systematic Review and Delineation From Type 1 Diabetes', Diabetes Care, 46, pp. 1292 - 1299, http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/dc22-2202
2023
Rankin K; Hastak P; Wong A; Sasson SC; Beaton B; Yeola A; Warden A; Turville S; Kelleher AD; Brilot F; Trotman J, 2023, 'Immune response to COVID‐19 vaccination in patients with Waldenström macroglobulinaemia who pause their BTKi therapy', eJHaem, 4, pp. 728 - 732, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jha2.724
2023
van der Linde R; Gatt PN; Smith S; Fernandez MA; Vaughan L; Blyth E; Curnow J; Brown DA; Tegg E; Sasson SC, 2023, 'Measurable Residual Disease (MRD) by Flow Cytometry in Adult B-Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (B-ALL) and Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML): Correlation with Molecular MRD Testing and Clinical Outcome at One Year', Cancers, 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/cancers15205064
2023
Dharan NJ; Sasson SC; Ahlenstiel G; Andersen CR; Bloch M; Buckland G; Hamad N; Han WM; Kelleher AD; Long GV; Matthews GV; Mina MM; Papot E; Petoumenos K; Swaminathan S; Withers B; Yun J; Polizzotto MN, 2023, 'Clinical and laboratory features of COVID-19 illness and outcomes in immunocompromised individuals during the first pandemic wave in Sydney, Australia', PLoS ONE, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0289907
2023
Finfer S; Venkatesh B; Hotchkiss RS; Sasson SC, 2023, 'Lymphopenia in sepsis—an acquired immunodeficiency?', Immunology and Cell Biology, 101, pp. 535 - 544, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imcb.12611
2023
Gupta M; Balachandran H; Louie RHY; Li H; Agapiou D; Keoshkerian E; Christ D; Rawlinson W; Mina MM; Post JJ; Hudson B; Gilroy N; Konecny P; Bartlett AW; Sasson SC; Ahlenstiel G; Dwyer D; Lloyd AR; Martinello M; Luciani F; Bull RA, 2023, 'High activation levels maintained in receptor-binding domain–specific memory B cells in people with severe coronavirus disease 2019', Immunology and Cell Biology, 101, pp. 142 - 155, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imcb.12607
2023
Beaton B; Sasson SC; Rankin K; Raedemaeker J; Wong A; Hastak P; Phetsouphanh C; Warden A; Klemm V; Munier CML; Hoppe AC; Tea F; Pillay A; Stella AO; Aggarwal A; Lavee O; Caterson ID; Turville S; Kelleher AD; Brilot F; Trotman J; Carey Hoppe A, 2023, 'Patients with treated indolent lymphomas immunized with BNT162b2 have reduced anti-spike neutralizing IgG to SARS-CoV-2 variants, but preserved antigen-specific T cell responses', American Journal of Hematology, 98, pp. 131 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajh.26619
2023
Hastak PS; Andersen CR; Kelleher AD; Sasson SC, 2022, 'Frontline workers: Mediators of mucosal immunity in community acquired pneumonia and COVID-19', Frontiers in Immunology, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2022.983550
2022
Balachandran H; Phetsouphanh C; Agapiou D; Adhikari A; Rodrigo C; Hammoud M; Shrestha LB; Keoshkerian E; Gupta M; Turville S; Christ D; King C; Sasson SC; Bartlett A; Grubor-Bauk B; Rawlinson W; Aggarwal A; Stella AO; Klemm V; Mina MM; Post JJ; Hudson B; Gilroy N; Konecny P; Ahlenstiel G; Dwyer DE; Sorrell TC; Kelleher A; Tedla N; Lloyd AR; Martinello M; Bull RA, 2022, 'Maintenance of broad neutralizing antibodies and memory B cells 1 year post-infection is predicted by SARS-CoV-2-specific CD4+ T cell responses', Cell Reports, 38, pp. 110345, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2022.110345
2022
Adhikari A; Abayasingam A; Rodrigo C; Agapiou D; Pandzic E; Brasher NA; Fernando BSM; Keoshkerian E; Li H; Kim HN; Lord M; Popovic G; Rawlinson W; Mina M; Post JJ; Hudson B; Gilroy N; Dwyer D; Sasson SC; Grubor-Bauk B; Lloyd AR; Martinello M; Bull RA; Tedla N; Kaldor J; Dore G; Sorrell T; Bartlett A; Lemberg D; Di Girolamo N; Byrne M; Hammoud M; Sultan R; Konecny P; Matthews G; Shek D; Holdaway S; Mitsa-Kos K; How-Chow D; Lagunday R; Robinson S; Terrill L; Joshi N; Li Y; Gill S; Sevehon A, 2022, 'Longitudinal Characterization of Phagocytic and Neutralization Functions of Anti-Spike Antibodies in Plasma of Patients after Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection', Journal of Immunology, 209, pp. 1499 - 1512, http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.2200272
2022
Kent SJ; Khoury DS; Reynaldi A; Juno JA; Wheatley AK; Stadler E; John Wherry E; Triccas J; Sasson SC; Cromer D; Davenport MP, 2022, 'Disentangling the relative importance of T cell responses in COVID-19: leading actors or supporting cast?', Nature Reviews Immunology, 22, pp. 387 - 397, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41577-022-00716-1
2022
Rankin K; Beaton B; Sasson S; Raedemaecker J; Wong A; Hastak P; Phetsouphanh C; Warden A; Patel M; Klemm V; Munier CML; Carey Hoppe A; Tea F; Pillay A; Ospina A; Aggarwal A; Lavee O; Caterson ID; Turville S; Kelleher AD; Brilot F; Trotman J, 2022, 'PB2087: EFFICACY OF A 3RD COVID VACCINE, INCLUDING DURING A BTKI PAUSE, IN INDIVIDUALS WITH WALDENSTRÖM MACROGLOBULINEMIA AND FOLLICULAR LYMPHOMA', HemaSphere, 6, pp. 1958 - 1959, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.hs9.0000851180.32970.18
2022
Beaton B; Sasson SC; Rankin K; Raedemaeker J; Wong A; Hastak P; Warden A; Stella AO; Aggarwal A; Caterson ID; Phetsouphanh C; Turville S; Kelleher AD; Brilot F; Trotman J, 2021, 'Efficacy of Vaccine BNT162b2 (Pfizer-BioNTech) in Individuals with Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia and Follicular Lymphoma in Australia', BLOOD, 138, http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2021-149348
2021
Sasson SC; Slevin SM; Cheung VTF; Nassiri I; Olsson-Brown A; Fryer E; Ferreira RC; Trzupek D; Gupta T; Al-Hillawi L; Issaias ML; Easton A; Campo L; FitzPatrick MEB; Adams J; Chitnis M; Protheroe A; Tuthill M; Coupe N; Simmons A; Payne M; Middleton MR; Travis SPL; Fairfax BP; Klenerman P; Brain O, 2021, 'Interferon-Gamma–Producing CD8+ Tissue Resident Memory T Cells Are a Targetable Hallmark of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor–Colitis', Gastroenterology, 161, pp. 1229 - 1244.e9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2021.06.025
2021
Wu L; Tsang VHM; Sasson SC; Menzies AM; Carlino MS; Brown DA; Clifton-Bligh R; Gunton JE, 2021, 'Unravelling Checkpoint Inhibitor Associated Autoimmune Diabetes: From Bench to Bedside', Frontiers in Endocrinology, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2021.764138
2021
Abayasingam A; Balachandran H; Agapiou D; Hammoud M; Rodrigo C; Keoshkerian E; Li H; Brasher NA; Christ D; Rouet R; Burnet D; Grubor-Bauk B; Rawlinson W; Turville S; Aggarwal A; Stella AO; Fichter C; Brilot F; Mina M; Post JJ; Hudson B; Gilroy N; Dwyer D; Sasson SC; Tea F; Pilli D; Kelleher A; Tedla N; Lloyd AR; Martinello M; Bull RA; Burnett D, 2021, 'Long-term persistence of RBD+ memory B cells encoding neutralizing antibodies in SARS-CoV-2 infection', Cell Reports Medicine, 2, pp. 100228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.xcrm.2021.100228
2021
Hargreaves CE; Salatino S; Sasson SC; Charlesworth JEG; Bateman E; Patel AM; Anzilotti C; Broxholme J; Knight JC; Patel SY, 2021, 'Decreased ATM Function Causes Delayed DNA Repair and Apoptosis in Common Variable Immunodeficiency Disorders', Journal of Clinical Immunology, 41, pp. 1315 - 1330, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10875-021-01050-2
2021
Sasson SC; Wilkins LE; Watson RA; Jolly C; Brain O; Klenerman P; Olsson-Brown A; Fairfax BP, 2021, 'Identification of neutralising pembrolizumab anti-drug antibodies in patients with melanoma', Scientific Reports, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-98700-7
2021
van der Linde R; Smith S; Sasson SC; Brown D; Tegg E, 2021, 'Use of multidimentional flow cytometry plots to improve measurable residual disease monitoring of acute myeloid leukaemias', Pathology, 53, pp. S46 - S46, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2021.06.096
2021
Sasson SC, 2021, 'Autoimmune toxicities of T cell checkpoint inhibitors', Pathology, 53, pp. S16 - S16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2021.05.058
2021
Sasson SC; Gordon CL; Christo SN; Klenerman P; Mackay LK, 2020, 'Local heroes or villains: tissue-resident memory T cells in human health and disease', Cellular and Molecular Immunology, 17, pp. 113 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41423-019-0359-1
2020
Cheung VTF; Gupta T; Olsson-Brown A; Subramanian S; Sasson SC; Heseltine J; Fryer E; Collantes E; Sacco JJ; Pirmohamed M; Simmons A; Klenerman P; Tuthill M; Protheroe AS; Chitnis M; Fairfax BP; Payne MJ; Middleton MR; Brain O, 2020, 'Immune checkpoint inhibitor-related colitis assessment and prognosis: can IBD scoring point the way?', British Journal of Cancer, 123, pp. 207 - 215, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41416-020-0882-y
2020
Cheung VT; Gupta T; Olsson-Brown AC; Subramanian S; Sasson SC; Heseltine J; Fryer E; Collantes-Bellido E; Sacco JJ; Pirmohamed M; Simmons A; Klenerman P; Fairfax BP; Payne MJ; Middleton MR; Brain O, 2020, 'Su1185 IMMUNE CHECKPOINT INHIBITOR-RELATED COLITIS ASSESSMENT AND PROGNOSIS: CAN UCEIS, MAYO AND NANCY INDEX SCORING POINT THE WAY?', Gastroenterology, 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0016-5085(20)32033-3
2020
Sasson SC; Zaunders JJ; Nahar K; Munier CML; Fairfax BP; Olsson-Brown A; Jolly C; Read SA; Ahlenstiel G; Palendira U; Scolyer RA; Carlino MS; Payne MJ; Cheung VTF; Gupta T; Klenerman P; Long GV; Brain O; Menzies AM; Kelleher AD, 2020, 'Mucosal-associated invariant T (MAIT) cells are activated in the gastrointestinal tissue of patients with combination ipilimumab and nivolumab therapy-related colitis in a pathology distinct from ulcerative colitis', Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 202, pp. 335 - 352, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cei.13502
2020
Cheung VTF; Gupta T; Olsson-Brown A; Subramanian S; Sasson SC; Heseltine J; Fryer E; Collantes E; Sacco JJ; Pirmohamed M; Simmons A; Klenerman P; Fairfax BP; Payne MJ; Middleton MR; Brain O, 2020, 'P272 Immune checkpoint inhibitor-related colitis assessment and prognosis: can inflammatory bowel disease scoring point the way?', Journal of Crohn's and Colitis, 14, pp. S286 - S288, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjz203.401
2020
Sasson SC; Cheung VTF; Gupta T; Zaunders JJ; Nahar K; Munier CM-L; Olsson-Brown A; Ahlenstiel G; Palendira U; Scolyer RA; Carlino MS; Long GV; Menzies AM; Kelleher A; Payne M; Fairfax B; Middleton MR; Klenerman P; Brain O, 2019, '1303P Tissue-based activation of mucosal-associated invariant T (MAIT) cells in combination ipilimumab and nivolumab checkpoint inhibitor (CI) colitis', Annals of Oncology, 30, pp. v530, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/annonc/mdz253.128
2019
Sasson SC; Corbett A; McLachlan AJ; Chen R; Adelstein SA; Riminton S; Limaye S, 2019, 'Enhanced serum immunoglobulin G clearance in myotonic dystrophy-associated hypogammaglobulinemia: A case series and review of the literature', Journal of Medical Case Reports, 13, pp. 338, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13256-019-2285-3
2019
Deenick EK; Morey A; Danta M; Emmett L; Fay K; Gracie G; Ma CS; Macintosh R; Smith SABC; Sasson SC; Sewell WA; Cowley M; Tangye SG; Kelleher AD; Phan TG, 2018, 'Reversible Suppression of Lymphoproliferation and Thrombocytopenia with Rapamycin in a Patient with Common Variable Immunodeficiency', Journal of Clinical Immunology, 38, pp. 159 - 162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10875-018-0477-z
2018
Sasson SC; Russo R; Chung T; Chu G; Hunyor I; Williamson J; Murad A; Kane A; Riminton S; Limaye S, 2017, 'Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging-indeterminate/negative cardiac sarcoidosis revealed by 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography: Two case reports and a review of the literature', Journal of Medical Case Reports, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13256-017-1453-6
2017
Koelsch KK; Rasmussen TA; Hey-Nguyen WJ; Pearson C; Xu Y; Bailey M; Marks KH; Sasson SC; Taylor MS; Tantau R; Obeid S; Milner B; Morrissey O; Pinto AN; Suzuki K; Busch MP; Keating SM; Kaiser P; Yukl S; Wong JK; Hiener BM; Palmer S; Zaunders J; Post JJ; Chan DJ; Avery S; Milliken ST; Kelleher AD; Lewin SR; Cooper DA; Cooper D, 2017, 'Impact of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation on the HIV Reservoir and Immune Response in 3 HIV-Infected Individuals', Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 75, pp. 328 - 337, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001381
2017
Anderson S; Sasson SC; Lee FJ; Cooper W; Larsen S; Garsia R, 2016, 'Episodic fevers and vasodilatory shock mimicking urosepsis in a patient with HIV-associated multicentric Castleman's Disease: A case report', BMC Infectious Diseases, 16, pp. 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-1378-5
2016
Sasson SC; Davies S; Chan R; Davies L; Garsia R, 2016, 'Cerebral toxoplasmosis in a patient with myasthenia gravis and thymoma with immunodeficiency/Good's syndrome: A case report', BMC Infectious Diseases, 16, pp. 457, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-1801-y
2016
Koelsch KK; Hey-Cunningham WJ; Sasson SC; Pearson C; Bailey M; Marks KH; Hiener BM; Palmer S; Zaunders JJ; Post JJ; Milliken ST; Kelleher AD; Cooper DA; Xu Y, 2015, 'Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in two HIV-1 infected patients shows no detectable HIV-1 RNA or DNA, and a profound reduction in HIV-1 antibodies', Pathology, 47, pp. S55 - S55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.pat.0000461459.26902.eb
2015
Sasson SC; Smith SA; Qiu MR; Stone ECA; Sewell WA, 2015, 'Monoclonal precursor T-cell infiltrate in recurrent thymoma: a case report', Pathology, 47, pp. 375 - 377, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PAT.0000000000000257
2015
Sasson SC; McGill K; Wienholt L; Carr A; Brown DA; Kelleher AD; Breit SN; Sewell WA, 2015, 'Comparison of the Freelite serum free light chain (SFLC) assay with serum and urine electrophoresis/immunofixation and the N Latex FLC assay', Pathology, 47, pp. 564 - 569, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PAT.0000000000000316
2015
Sasson SC; McGill K; Wienholt L; Carr A; Brown D; Kelleher AD; Breit SN; Sewell WA, 2015, 'Retrospective audit of the freeliteTM serum free light chain (SFLC) assay: testing patterns, concordance with serum and urine electrophoresis/immunofixation and correlation with the N latex FLC assay', Pathology, 47, pp. S94 - S94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.pat.0000461601.28805.d5
2015
Sasson SC; Kelleher AD, 2014, 'Site-specific host gene modification by zinc finger nucleases: pointing the way to drug free control of HIV-1?', Clinical and Translational Immunology, 3, pp. e19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/cti.2014.12
2014
Sasson S; Smith S; Sewell WA; Morey A; Danta M; Emmett L; Kelleher AD; Fay K; Phan T, 2014, 'MONOCLONAL B-CELL POPULATION OF INDETERMINANT MALIGNANT POTENTIAL IN THE SETTING OF ATYPICAL CVID ASSOCIATED WITH LYMPHADENOPATHY AND SPLENOMEGALY', INTERNAL MEDICINE JOURNAL, 44, pp. 33 - 33, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000342722800109&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2014
Sasson SC; Oon A; Chagantri J; Brew BJ; Carr A, 2013, 'Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) in an HIV-1 infected patient with disseminated varicella zoster virus: a case report', BMC Infectious Diseases, 13, pp. 396 - 396, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-13-396
2013
Sasson SC; Zaunders J; Seddiki N; Mcbride K; Koelsch KK; Merlin KM; Smith DE; Cooper DA; Kelleher AD; Bailey MR, 2012, 'Progressive activation of CD127+132- recent thymic emigrants into terminally differentiated CD127-132+ T-cells in HIV-1 infection', PLoS One, 7, pp. e31148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0031148
2012
Seddiki N; Sasson SC; Santner-Nanan B; Munier M; Van Bockel DJ; Ip S; Marriott D; Pett SL; Nanan R; Cooper DA; Zaunders J; Kelleher AD, 2009, 'Proliferation of weakly suppressive regulatory CD4+ T cells is associated with over-active CD4+ T-cell responses in HIV-positive patients with mycobacterial immune restoration disease', European Journal of Immunology, 39, pp. 391 - 403, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/eji.200838630
2009
Zaunders J; Ip S; Munier CM; Munier M; Kaufmann D; Suzuki K; Brereton C; Seddiki N; Sasson SC; Koelsch KK; Landay A; Grey PA; Finlayson R; Kaldor JM; Rosenberg E; Walker BD; Fazekas de St Groth B; Cooper DA; Kelleher AD, 2006, 'Infection of CD127(+) (Interleukin-7 receptor+) CD4+ cells and overexpression of CTLA-4 are linked to loss of antigen-specific CD4 T cells during primary human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection', Journal of Virology, 80, pp. 10162 - 10172
2006
Sasson SC; Zaunders J; Kelleher AD, 2006, 'The IL-7/IL-7 receptor axis: understanding its central role in T-cell homeostatis and the challenges facing its utilization as a novel therapy. 2006;7:1571-1582.', Current Drug Targets, 7, pp. 1571 - 1582
2006
Seddiki N; Santner-Nanan B; Martinson J; Zaunders J; Sasson SC; Landay A; Solomon MJ; Selby W; Alexander S; Nanan R; Kelleher AD; Fazekas de St Groth B; Solomon M, 2006, 'Expression of interleukin (IL)-2 and IL-7 receptors discriminates between human regulatory and activated T cells', Journal of Experimental Medicine, 203, pp. 1693 - 1700, http://dx.doi.org/10.1084/jem.20060468
2006
Sasson SC; Zaunders J; Zanetti G; King E; Merlin K; Smith DE; Stanley K; Cooper DA; Kelleher AD, 2006, 'Increased plasma interleukin-7 level correlates with decreased CD127 and increased CD132 extracellular expression on T cell subsets in patients with HIV-1 infection', Journal of Infectious Diseases, 193, pp. 505 - 514
2006
Fazekos de St Groth B; Seddiki N; Santner-Nanan B; Martinson J; Zaunders J; Sasson SC; Landay A; Nanan R; Kelleher AD, 2006, 'Expression of IL-2 and IL-7 receptors discriminates between human regulatory and activated T-cells within CD45RA and CD45RO compartments', Clinical Immunology, 119, pp. S7 - S7
2006
Sasson SC; Kelleher AD; Cooper DA, 2005, 'The modern ART of HIV infection management: Towards a tailored approach to maximize CD4 T cell reconstitution', Clinical Infectious Diseases, 41, pp. 373 - 375
2005
Reardon B; Hsu J; Smith S; van der Linde R; Brown DA; Tegg E; Sasson SC, 2024, Anti-JOVI.1 antibody to detect clonal T cell populations: implementation into a diagnostic flow cytometry laboratory and correlation with clinical findings, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2024.03.20.24304408
2024
Dharan NJ; Sasson SC; Ahlenstiel G; Andersen CR; Bloch M; Buckland G; Hamad N; Han WM; Kelleher AD; Long GV; Matthews GV; Mina MM; Papot E; Petoumenos K; Swaminathan S; Withers B; Yun J; Polizzotto MN, 2023, Clinical and laboratory features of COVID-19 illness and outcomes in immunocompromised individuals during the first pandemic wave in Sydney, Australia, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2023.08.17.23293358
2023
Cromer D; Steain M; Reynaldi A; Schlub T; Sasson S; Kent S; Khoury D; Davenport MP, 2022, Neutralising antibodies predict protection from severe COVID-19, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2022.06.09.22275942
2022
Cheung V; Sasson S; Misheva M; Slevin S; Gupta T; Webb G; Walsh A; Simmons A; Quraishi N; Iqbal T; Middleton M; Fairfax B; Payne M; McCullagh J; Klenerman P; Brain O, 2021, 'P93 Faecal microbiota transplant for refractory checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapy-related colitis', in Posters, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd and British Society of Gastroenterology, presented at Abstracts of the BSG Campus, 21–29 January 2021, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/gutjnl-2020-bsgcampus.168
2021
Cheung VT; Gupta T; Olsson-Brown AC; Subramanian S; Sasson SC; Heseltine J; Fryer E; Collantes-Bellido E; Sacco JJ; Pirmohamed M; Simmons A; Klenerman P; Fairfax BP; Payne MJ; Middleton MR; Brain O, 2020, 'IMMUNE CHECKPOINT INHIBITOR-RELATED COLITIS ASSESSMENT AND PROGNOSIS: CAN UCEIS, MAYO AND NANCY INDEX SCORING POINT THE WAY?', in GASTROENTEROLOGY, W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, TX, Austin, Vol. 158, pp. S535 - S536, presented at Crohn's and Colitis Congress, TX, Austin, 23 January 2020 - 25 January 2020, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000540349501585&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2020
Cheung VTF; Gupta T; Olsson-Brown A; Subramanian S; Sasson SC; Heseltine J; Fryer E; Collantes E; Sacco JJ; Pirmohamed M; Simmons A; Klenerman P; Fairfax BP; Payne MJ; Middleton MR; Brain O, 2020, 'Immune checkpoint inhibitor-related colitis assessment and prognosis: can inflammatory bowel disease scoring point the way?', in JOURNAL OF CROHNS & COLITIS, OXFORD UNIV PRESS, Vol. 14, pp. S286 - S288, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000518803401171&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2020
Sasson SC; Cheung VTF; Gupta T; Zaunders JJ; Nahar K; Munier CM-L; Olsson-Brown A; Ahlenstiel G; Palendira U; Scolyer RA; Carlino MS; Long GV; Menzies AM; Kelleher A; Payne M; Fairfax B; Middleton MR; Klenerman P; Brain O, 2019, 'Tissue-based activation of mucosal-associated invariant T (MAIT) cells in combination ipilimumab and nivolumab checkpoint inhibitor (CI) colitis', in ANNALS OF ONCOLOGY, OXFORD UNIV PRESS, SPAIN, Barcelona, Vol. 30, pp. 530 - 530, presented at 44th Congress of the European-Society-for-Medical-Oncology (ESMO), SPAIN, Barcelona, 27 September 2019 - 01 October 2019, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000491295503349&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2019
Sasson SC; Zaunders J; Nahar K; Munier C; Read SA; Ahlensteil G; Palendira U; Scolyer RA; Carlino M; Long GV; Menzies AM; Kelleher AD, 2019, 'Characterisation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells in patients with combination ipilimumab and nivolumab therapy-related colitis', in EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER, ELSEVIER SCI LTD, AUSTRIA, Vienna, Vol. 110, pp. S21 - S22, presented at 6tth International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference in Europe (ITOC), AUSTRIA, Vienna, 11 April 2019 - 13 April 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2019.01.072
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2015
Sasson SC; McGill K; Weinholt L; Carr A; Brown DA; Kelleher AD; Breit SN; Sewell WA, 2015, 'COMPARISON OF THE FREELITE (TM) SERUM FREE LIGHT CHAIN (SFLC) ASSAY WITH SERUM AND URINE ELECTROPHORESIS/IMMUNOFIXATION AND THE N LATEX FLC ASSAY', in INTERNAL MEDICINE JOURNAL, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 45, pp. 24 - 24, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000360834700077&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
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2022-2026 MRFF for Comparing Immunisation-boosting Regimens for COVID-19 for people Upon Initiation of immunosuppressive Therapies ("CIRCUIT" RCT) (CIA)

2022-2026 MRFF for Comparing Use of B cell depletion therapies to IVIg in CIDP ("CUBIC" Study) (CIG)

2022-2023 NSW Health Pathology Grant for Critical Illness, Infection and Immunology "CI3" Biobank

2021-22  NIH R21 Co-infection and Cancer

2020-23 UNSW Scientia Fellowship

2020       Kirby Institute Emerging Investigator Award

2020       Australian Intensive Care Foundation Grant

2019       University of Oxford Human Immunology Discovery Initiative Grant

2019       University of Oxford Medical Sciences Division Pump-Prime Grant

2019       Nanostring Autoimmunity Grant

2018-19 Oxford-Celgene Postdoctoral Fellowship

2013       SydPath Research Grant

2006       NHMRC Dora Lush (Biomedical) PhD Scholarship

2004       St Vincent's Hospital Centre for Immunology PhD Scholarship

 

COVID-19 Outcomes Registry Study for Immunosuppressed Patients in Australia (CORIA) Study (2020)—Press Release

"First Cancer Immunology Ideas Forum Takes place at UNSW" (2021) —Article in 'Oncology Republic'

"Immunocompromised: The forgotten people" (2021)—Interview on 'The Briefing' Podcast

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