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April Kartikasari is currently a research fellow at RMIT University, Australia, working on immunological and epigenetic mechanisms involved in cancer and diabetes. Prior to that April, lectured on epigenetic subjects at Monash University, Australia. As a postdoctoral fellow at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA, April Kartikasari studied epigenetics in diabetes and stem cell differentiation into beta cells. Before going to USA, she researched at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Germany and Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, on topics of iron metabolism and the iron hormone hepcidin. She received her PhD in immunology from the Faculty of Medicine, Utrecht University, The Netherlands. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree with Honours in Biochemistry from the University of Queensland, Australia.

Latest articles

Improving PARP inhibitor efficacy in high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma: A focus on the immune system.

Elevated Interleukin-6 Levels in the Circulation and Peritoneal Fluid of Patients with Ovarian Cancer as a Potential Diagnostic Biomarker: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Tumor-Induced Inflammatory Cytokines and the Emerging Diagnostic Devices for Cancer Detection and Prognosis. Front Oncol.

Potential Impact of Human Cytomegalovirus Infection on Immunity to Ovarian Tumours and Cancer Progression. Biomedicines.

Impact of age‐, cancer‐, and treatment‐driven inflammation on T cell function and immunotherapy Journal of Leukocyte Biology

Therapeutic Cancer Vaccines—T Cell Responses and Epigenetic Modulation. Frontiers in immunology.

TBX3 directs cell-fate decision toward mesendoderm. Stem Cell Reports.