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About Monika Tschochner

Dr Monika Tschochner was awarded her PhD with high distinction at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany in 2007. Her research focussed on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pathogenicity, measuring in particular viral replication rates in drug resistant HIV strains. In 2008 she moved to Australia and started working as a Post-Doctoral Researcher Fellow at Murdoch University extended her research to evaluating immunological response and drug resistance in Hepatitis C virus (HCV) and in HIV/HCV co-infected patients.

Monika started working on Multiple Sclerosis in 2010 at the Institute for Immunology & Infectious Diseases, Murdoch University. Her current research interest focusses on identifying genetic, infectious and environmental factors adding to Multiple Sclerosis risk with special emphasis on the contribution of Epstein-Barr virus.
Monika has presented her work at national and international scientific conferences. She is an organizing Committee member of the annual Combined Biological Science Meeting.

Since 2016, Monika is lecturing at UNDA in the School of Health Science – Biomedical Science degree.


Present Lecturer, The University of Notre Dame Australia School of Health Sciences

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Dr Monika Tschochner

The University of Notre Dame

School of Health Sciences

19 Mouat St, Fremantle WA 6959

T +61 8 9433 0104