Luba Sominsky

Research Fellow
RMIT University

Melbourne, VIC

Contact me for

  • Mentoring
  • Sitting on boards or committees
  • Providing an expert opinion
  • Outreach activities
  • Conference presenting
  • Opportunities to collaborate


I am a neuroendocrinology and neuroimmunology researcher, with approximately 7 years experience post-PhD. My research focuses on the focuses on understanding the neuroimmune and neuroendocrine mediators of health challenges in the context of immune activation, obesity and stress. I have more than 50 career publications, including journal articles, book chapters and opinion articles. I am a passionate advocate for psychoneuroimmunology research, a long-time member of the Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society ( and a Chair of PNIRS Communications committee