Griffith University

Kate Parsons

Name: Kate Parsons
Position: Research Assistant
Research Area: Trypanosomiasis
Qualifications: BBioMedSc (Hons)

Biography: Kate completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame Australia in Perth, Western Australia. Her Honours project was completed through Griffith University at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) on targeting signal transduction pathways for the treatment of triple negative breast cancer. She joined Discovery Biology in June 2015 as part of the Trypanosomiasis team.


University Awards:

Award for Academic Excellence (Griffith University, 2014)


Kalimutho M*., Parsons K*., Mittal D, Lopez A., Srihari S., Khanna KK. 2015. Targeted therapies for triple-negative breast cancer: combating a stubborn disease. Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, 36, 822-846. *Equal author contribution.