Bond University, Robina Queensland, Australia
Dr. Sonya Marshall Gradisnik is an Associate Professor in Immunology. Since obtaining her PhD she has received over $1.8 million dollars in competitive external grant funding. In 2010, Dr Marshall-Gradisnik was awarded the prestigious Queensland Women in Technology Research Award Rising Star Award for her research into immunological biomarkers for CFS or ME. Dr Marshall-Gradisnik has edited two books, published thirty nine publications in high impact journals, four book chapters, and published forty-four conference abstracts in immunology. She is a reviewer for the Australian Research Council (ARC) and was recently invited to join the International Panel to review the Canadian Guidelines for CFS. Dr Marshall-Gradisnik has recently received the following awards/grants: Queensland Government $533,000 and Alison Hunter Foundation CFS Research Grant $120,000 for developing early diagnosis of immunological biomarkers for CFS/ME and a Mason Foundation Grant in 2010 $95,0000 for gene expression investigations in CD8+ cells in CFS or ME patients. She has received the National Award as Best Young Science Investigator at the Australian Conference for Science and Medicine for her studies into natural killer cell function and genotyping and was a finalist in Young Australian of the Year Award Science and Technology Category.
Autoimmunity in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and exercise immunology.