Kafatos:Ghani, Yasmeen

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Yasmeen Ghani

Division of Cell & Molecular Biology
South Kensington Campus, SAF
London, SW72AZ


Tel: +44 (0) 20 7594 1721
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7594 1759

I am the research technician, manager and safety officer in Kafatos/Christophides Lab at Imperial College, London.

Research Interests

  • Insect Innate Immunity



  • MSc Immunology with distinctions in thesis and viva. 2000-2001 Imperial College London, London
  • MSc Microbiology University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan



Ramírez F, Ghani Y, Gao L, Stauss H.
Dendritic cell immunization induces Nonprotective WT1-specific CTL responses in mouse.
J Immunother. 2007 Feb-Mar;30(2):140-9.PMID: 17471162

Gillmore R, Xue SA, Holler A, Kaeda J, Hadjiminas D, Healy V, Dina R, Parry SC, Bellantuono I, Ghani Y, Coombes RC, Waxman J, Stauss HJ. Detection of Wilms' tumor antigen--specific CTL in tumor-draining lymph nodes of patients with early breast cancer.Clin Cancer Res. 2006 Jan 1;12(1):34-42.PMID: 16397021

Xue S, Gao L, Gillmore R, Bendle G, Holler A, Downs AM, Tsallios A, Ramirez F, Ghani Y, Hart D, Alcock S, Tranter A, Stauss HJ, Morris E. WT1-targeted immunotherapy of leukaemia. Blood Cells Mol Dis. 2004 Nov-Dec;33(3):288-90.PMID: 15528146

Xue S, Gillmore R, Gao L, Bendle G, Holler A, Downs AM, Tsallios A, Ramirez F, Ghani Y, Hart D, Alcock S, Tranter A, Morris E, Stauss HJ. Use of the allogeneic TCR repertoire to enhance anti-tumor immunity. J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2004 Apr-Jun;18(2):131-3. Review.PMID: 15471216

Ramírez F, Ghani Y, Stauss H.
Incomplete tolerance to the tumour-associated antigen MDM2. Int Immunol. 2004 Feb;16(2):327-34. PMID: 14734618