Infectious Diseases Research

Learn about this department's research groups and the projects they are working on.

Clinical trials and infectious diseases

Research Group Leader: Associate Professor Steven Tong

Victorian Infectious Diseases Service (VIDS),
Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH),
Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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Emerging Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine

Research Group Leader: Dr Irani Thevarajan

Victorian Infectious Diseases Service (VIDS),
Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH),
Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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Epidemiology and Public Health

Research Group Leader: Professor Jodie McVernon

Director of Doherty Epidemiology, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL),
Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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Global Health

Research Group Leader: Professor Beverley-Ann Biggs

WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza,
Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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Global Health, Public Health, Translational and Clinical Research, Head - Vaccine and Immunisation Research Group (VIRGo)

Research Group Leader: Professor Terry Nolan AO

Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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HIV and related viruses

Research Group Leader: Professor Sharon Lewin AO, FRACP, PhD, FAAHMS
Professor of Infectious Diseases

Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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Host-pathogens Interactions, Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections, Enteric Infections, Tuberculosis

Research Group Leader: Dr Sarah Dunstan

Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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Infectious Diseases and Public Health Epidemiology

Research Group Leader: Dr Katherine Gibney

Victorian Infectious Diseases Service (VIDS),
Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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Influenza and other respiratory viruses

Research Group Leader: Associate Professor Sheena Sullivan

WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza,
Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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Influenza Immunology

Research Group Leader: Dr Annette Fox

WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza,
Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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Malaria and Immunology

Research Group Leader: Associate Professor Siddhartha Mahanty

Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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Molecular Oncology

Research Group Leader: Professor Elizabeth Vincan

Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL),
Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship

Research Group Leader: Professor Kirsty Buising

Deputy Director of National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship,
Co-lead Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associate Infections,
Victorian Infectious Diseases Service (VIDS),
Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH),
Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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Pathogenesis and Immunity in Malaria

Research Group Leader: Professor Stephen Rogerson

Victorian Infectious Diseases Service (VIDS),
Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH),
Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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Sexually transmitted infections and viral hepatitis

Research Group Leader: Dr Simon Graham

Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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Tuberculosis

Research Group Leader: Associate Professor Justin Denholm

Medical Director, Victorian Tuberculosis Program,
Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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