Dr Maria de Leon-Santiago

BA/BSc (Hons), PhD

Project  Officer, MAGNET
Research  Administrator

Telephone:  +61 3 9902 4488
Email:  Maria.De.Leon@monash.edu

Profile

Dr Maria de  Leon-Santiago joined the Department of General Practice as a research  administrator in May 2012. She works closely with Professor Danielle Mazza and  assists in the management of new and ongoing research projects. Maria’s  strengths lie in her written communication skills, having previously worked as  an Associate Medical Writer for a medical communications company. She has  published 13 peer-reviewed articles and has extensive experience in writing and  editing manuscripts and communication materials for both academia and industry.

Maria also previously  worked as a research fellow at the Department of Immunology at Monash  University. Her research interests included investigating the molecular  mechanisms of peanut allergy and the immunological mechanisms underlying  sublingual immunotherapy for house dust mite allergy.

With a strong background  in academic research and medical writing, Maria hopes to contribute to the  research and publication success within the Department.