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Dr Mike Wu received his PhD in 2013 from the School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Queensland. He joined Professor Shaun Jackson’s laboratory as a post-doctoral researcher in 2014 at the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases in Melbourne. In 2015, the group relocated to HRI in Sydney, where he continues his role.

His research focuses on understanding the mechanisms of blood clotting in relation to thrombosis and inflammation, post ischemia-reperfusion injury, and investigating new anti-thrombotic drugs for vascular diseases, including ischemia-reperfusion injury.

Grants and awards

2017 University of Sydney Kickstart Grant

2016 Australian Vascular Biology Society Travel Award


2017 – 2020: Prof. Richard Payne (School of Chemistry, USyd), funded under NHMRC Project Grant 1120941