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Anita Chandra

Anita is a medic who obtained her primary medical degree from the University of Cambridge in 1998.  Following general medical training where she obtained membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), she commenced her training in Clinical Immunology, initially in Newcastle upon Tyne and soon thereafter, at Addenbrooke’s hospital in Cambridge. She subsequently obtained her Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath) and currently works as an Honorary Consultant at Addenbrooke’s hospital in Clinical Immunology. Her clinical interests involve the management and care of patients with primary and secondary immunodeficiency.

Anita obtained her PhD from the University of Cambridge following work on B cell biology and antibody diversification in the Laboratory of Molecular Biology under the supervision of Professor Michael Neuberger and Dr Cristina Rada. She is currently working as a Wellcome Trust funded Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow in the Okkenhaug lab, focusing on the role of PI3Ks in human and murine immunity and susceptibility to infections. She has a particular interest in a group of patients with an activating mutation in PI3K delta (APDS) and will be complementing basic mechanistic research in this area with clinical trials using selective PI3K delta inhibitors in patients.

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Latest Publications

PI3K induces B-cell development and regulates B cell identity.

Abdelrasoul H, Werner M, Setz CS

Scientific reports
8 2045-2322:1327 (2018)

PMID: 29358580

Regulatory T Cell Migration Is Dependent on Glucokinase-Mediated Glycolysis.

Kishore M, Cheung KCP, Fu H

47 1097-4180:875-889.e10 (2017)

PMID: 29166588

Multi-tissue DNA methylation age predictor in mouse.

Stubbs TM, Bonder MJ, Stark AK

Genome biology
18 1474-760X:68 (2017)

PMID: 28399939

Targeting PI3K in Cancer: Impact on Tumor Cells, Their Protective Stroma, Angiogenesis, and Immunotherapy.

Okkenhaug K, Graupera M, Vanhaesebroeck B

Cancer discovery
2159-8290: (2016)

PMID: 27655435

Ionic immune suppression within the tumour microenvironment limits T cell effector function.

Eil R, Vodnala SK, Clever D

537 1476-4687:539-543 (2016)

PMID: 27626381

PI3Kδ and primary immunodeficiencies.

Lucas CL, Chandra A, Nejentsev S

Nature reviews. Immunology
1474-1741: (2016)

PMID: 27616589

Clinical spectrum and features of activated phosphoinositide 3-kinase δ syndrome: A large patient cohort study.

Coulter TI, Chandra A, Bacon CM

The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
1097-6825: (2016)

PMID: 27555459