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Scientific publications


Jiang Z, Qin L, Tang Y, Liao R, Shi J, He B, Li S, Zheng D, Cui Y, Wu Q, Long Y, Yao Y, Wei Z, Hong Q, Wu Y, Mai Y, Gou S, Li X, Weinkove R, Norton S, Luo W, Feng W, Zhou H, Liu Q, Chen J, Lai L, Chen X, Pei D, Graf T, Liu X, Li Y, Liu P, Zhang Z, Li P (2022). Human induced-T-to-natural killer cells have potent anti-tumour activities. Biomark Res. 10(1):13


Nouri Y, Weinkove R, Perret R (2021). T-cell intrinsic Toll-like receptor signaling: implications for cancer immunotherapy and CAR T-cells. J Immunother Cancer. 9(11):e003065

Weinkove R, George P, Ruka M, Haira TH, Giunti G. Chimeric antigen receptor T-cells in New Zealand: challenges and opportunities. N Z Med J. 2021 Sep 17;134(1542):96-108. PMID: 34531588.


George P, Brown A, Weinkove R (2020). B-cell Prolymphocytic Leukaemia With a t(4;14) FGFR3/IGH Translocation: Response to Ibrutinib. Pathology. 52(4):491-492.

Dasyam N, George P, Weinkove R (2020) Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapies: Optimising the dose. Br J Clin Pharmacol.

George P, Dasyam N, Giunti G, et al. Third-generation anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor T-cells incorporating a TLR2 domain for relapsed or refractory B-cell lymphoma: a phase I clinical trial protocol (ENABLE) 

BMJ Open 2020;10:e034629. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034629


Lv, J, Zhao, R, Wu, D et al. Mesothelin is a target of chimeric antigen receptor T cells for treating gastric cancer. J Hematol Oncol 12, 18


Ruocong Zhao, Lin Cheng, Zhiwu Jiang, Xinru Wei, Baiheng Li, Qiting Wu, Suna Wang, Simiao Lin, Youguo Long, Xuchao Zhang, Yilong Wu, Xin Du, Duanqing Pei, Pentao Liu, Yangqiu Li, Shuzhong Cui, Yao Yao & Peng Li (2019) DNAX-activating protein 10 co-stimulation enhances the anti-tumor efficacy of chimeric antigen receptor T cells OncoImmunology, 8:1

Weinkove R, George P, Dasyam N, McLellan AD (2019) Selecting costimulatory domains for chimeric antigen receptors: functional and clinical considerations. Clin Transl Immunology 8(5):e1049

Weinkove R, Bowden E, Wood C, Campion V, Carter J, Hall R, Weatherall M, Beasley R, Young P (2019) A randomized controlled feasibility trial of paracetamol during febrile neutropenia in hemato-oncology patients. Leukemia & Lymphoma 1-8 60(6):1540-1547

Wong J, Wood EM, Crispin P, Weinkove R, McQuilten ZK; Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group (ALLG) Supportive Care Group (2019) Managing hypogammaglobulinaemia secondary to haematological malignancies in Australia and New Zealand: a clinician survey. Intern Med J49(3):358-363


Gilfillan CB, Kuhn S, Baey C, Hyde EJ, Yang J, Ruedl C, Ronchese F (2018) Clec9A + dendritic cells are not essential for anti-tumor CD8 + T Cell responses induced by poly I:C immunotherapy. J Immunol 200(8):2978-2986


Lai Y, Weng J, Wei X et al Toll-like receptor 2 costimulation potentiates the antitumor efficacy of CAR T Cells. Leukemia 32, 801–808

Prendergast KA, Daniels NJ, Petersen TR, Hermans IF, Kirman JR (2018) Langerin + CD8α+ Dendritic Cells Drive Early CD8+ T Cell Activation and IL-12 Production During Systemic Bacterial Infection. Front Immunol 9:953

Weng J, Peilong L, Le Q, Yunxin L, Zhiwu J, Chenwei L, Xin H, Suijin W, Shao D, Chengxin D, Lisi H, Zesheng L,  Maohua Z, Lingji Z, Dongmei C, Yulian W, Xiaomei C, Suxia G, Weinkove R, Zhaoyang T, Chang H,  Peng L, Xin D (2018) A novel generation 1928zT2 CAR T cells induce remission in extramedullary relapse of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. J Hemat Oncol 11(1):25

Wheeler M, White G, Brockie S, Dickson M, Weinkove R (2018) Flow Cytometric Analysis of Mechanically Disaggregated Bone Marrow Trephine Biopsies. Cytometry B Clin Cytom94(6):935-940


Jiang Z, Jiang X, Chen S, Lai Y, Wei X, Li B, Lin S, Wang S, Wu Q, Liang Q, Liu Q, Peng M, Yu F, Weng J, Du X, Pei D, Liu P, Yao Y, Xue P and Li P (2017) Anti-GPC3-CAR T Cells Suppress the Growth of Tumor Cells in Patient-Derived Xenografts of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Front. Immunol. 7:690. 


Lai, Y, Wei, X, Lin, S et al Current status and perspectives of patient-derived xenograft models in cancer research. J Hematol Oncol 10, 106 (2017)

Qin L, Zhao R, Li P. Incorporation of functional elements enhances the antitumor capacity of CAR T cells. Exp Hematol Oncol. 2017;6:28. Published 2017 Oct 11. doi:10.1186/s40164-017-0088-z

Qin, L, Lai, Y, Zhao, R et al. Incorporation of a hinge domain improves the expansion of chimeric antigen receptor T cells. J Hematol Oncol 10, 68  

Xinru Wei, Yunxin Lai, Jin Li, Le Qin, Youdi Xu, Ruocong Zhao, Baiheng Li, Simiao Lin, Suna Wang, Qiting Wu, Qiubin Liang, Muyun Peng, Fenglei Yu, Yangqiu Li, Xuchao Zhang, Yilong Wu, Pentao Liu, Duanqing Pei, Yao Yao & Peng Li (2017) PSCA and MUC1 in non-small-cell lung cancer as targets of chimeric antigen receptor T cells, OncoImmunology, 6:3

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