Professor Michael   Grimm
Clinical Associate Dean

Professor Michael Grimm

MB, BS (Hons), University of Sydney

PhD, Australian National University

FRACP, Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Medicine & Health
St. George Clin Sch- Operating

Professor Michael Grimm is the Clinical Associate Dean, and Head of the St George and Sutherland Clinical School.
Research Interests                        
Prof Grimm supervises a number of research projects in the Department of Gastroenterology, St George and Sutherland Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health. The research areas include: immunopathogenesis of inflammatory bowel diseases; novel therapeutic strategies in inflammatory bowel diseases; mucosal immunity and lymphocyte trafficking; regulatory T lymphocytes and other mechanisms controlling gastrointestinal immunity; the role of the appendix in gut immunity and IBD; clinical, psychological, physiological and microbial predictors of IBD relapse.
Broad Research Areas
Gastrointestinal Diseases; Immunology; Inflammation
Specific Research Keywords
Gastroenterology; Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Chemokines; Cytokines
Thesis topics for current UNSW Medicine postgraduate research students
Role of leucocyte trafficking in modulating intestinal immunity and inflammation
Mechanisms of intestinal immune regulation in the intestine; Psychological factors, gut microbial composition, and inflammation in the inflammatory bowel diseases.

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