Infection and Immunology

Immunology and Infection including basic research, translation and public health, informed by those diseases which have a global and significant burden

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
"Clock-off time" for inflammation and remodelling in chronic inflammatory diseases: casein kinase inhibitors Primary Supervisor Professor Alastair Stewart Pharmacology and Therapeutics
A cluster randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of silicone foam interface dressings in the prevention of facility acquired pressure injuries in the aged care sector (National) Professor of Nursing Research, Translational Research Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
A new function of the cytokine BAFF in dendritic cell maturation: Implications for immunity and cancers Joint Project Leaders Professor Fabienne Mackay | Dr Beatriz Garcillan Microbiology and Immunology
A new host-pathogen interaction in arthritis Project Lead Dr Andrew Fleetwood Medicine and Radiology
A novel link between metabolism and host defence: O-GlcNAc glycosylation Professor Jose Villadangos Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
A prospective randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of the Mepilex border interface dressings in preventing operating room derived pressure injuries (USA) Professor of Nursing Research, Translational Research Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
A randomised controlled trial of the prevention of medical device related pressure injuries in critically ill ICU patients Professor of Nursing Research, Translational Research Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
A universal vaccine against influenza A Project Leader Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
The ABC-Foot Survey: Assessment of Beliefs and Clinical practice for Foot Osteoarthritis Project Leader Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
ACRF Translational Research Laboratory Group Leader Professor David S Ritchie
Medicine and Radiology
Acute Cardiorespiratory Rehabilitation Professor Linda Denehy
Physiotherapy
Advanced Limb Reconstruction Head of Department of Surgery,
St. Vincent's Hospital,
Professor Peter Choong

Surgery
Advancing eye care for people with AMD through integrating clinical research and its translation Project Leader Dr Laura Downie Optometry and Vision Sciences
Advancing vaccine development for infectious diseases: bioinformatics, antibody engineering, immunoassay development and human cohort studies Dr Jack Richards Medicine and Radiology
Allergy and Lung Health Unit Head Professor Shyamali Dharmage Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Alternative splicing in human parasites Stuart Ralph Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
An integrated approach to improving the primary clinical care of patients with early stages of AMD Project Leader Dr Laura Downie Optometry and Vision Sciences
Analysing protein structures Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Analysis of circulating microRNAs in patient serum as a non-invasive biomarker platform Project Lead Dr Rachel Koldej Medicine and Radiology
Analysis of gene regulations on gonocyte transformation into spermatogonial stem cells Dr Ruili Li
Professor John Hutson
Paediatrics
Anterior Eye, Clinical Trials and Research Translation Unit Lab Director Dr Laura Downie
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Antibody dependent cellular cytotoxicity - a neglected anti-HIV iImmune response! Project Leaders Professor Stephen Kent, Dr Amy Chung, Dr Matt Parsons Microbiology and Immunology
Antibody to PfEMP1: role in immunity to malaria in children and pregnant women Group Leader Professor Stephen Rogerson Medicine and Radiology
Antimicrobial resistant bacterial pathogens Project Leader Professor Ben Howden Microbiology and Immunology
Antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) in residential aged care facilities Project Lead Associate Professor Rhonda Stuart Medicine and Radiology
Antimicrobial Stewardship in Rural/regional centres Project Lead Associate Professor Kirsty Buisinig Medicine and Radiology
Antimicrobial Stewardship in Tertiary Hospitals Project Lead Dr Trish Peel Medicine and Radiology
Antimicrobial Stewardship in the community and general practice Project Lead Professor Danielle Mazza Medicine and Radiology
Application of genomics to public health and clinical microbiology Project Leader Professor Ben Howden Microbiology and Immunology
Architecture of thigh muscles and their relationship to physical activity and strength Physiotherapy
Ascher laboratory: Structural biology and bioinformatics Head of Laboratory Dr David Ascher
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Asia Pacific Research Accelerator (APRA) Program Professor Mingguang He Surgery
Asia Pacific Tele-Ophthalmology Society Professor Mingguang He Surgery
Assessment and prevention of erosion Head of Laboratory Professor David Manton
Melbourne Dental School
Influence of athletic footwear on lower limb biomechanics of pubertal girls Project Leader Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Australian bite and sting trends: Australian Venomous Injury Project (AVIP) Project Leader Dr Ronelle Welton Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Australian Chlamydia Control Effectiveness Pilot - ACCEPt Unit Head Professor Jane Hocking Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Australian Venom Research Unit Head of Unit Dr David Williams
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Autophagy and Norovirus replication Professor Jason Mackenzie Microbiology and Immunology
Bacterial factors for pneumococcal transmission Dr Catherine Satzke
Dr Salvatore Manna
Paediatrics
Bacterial gene expression in pneumococcal pneumonia Dr Eileen Dunne
Dr Catherine Satzke
Paediatrics
Balance enhanced rehabilitation for falls prevention in COPD Physiotherapy
Biolpolymer-based vaccine delivery systems Project Leader Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
Biomarkers of human papillomavirus-related cancers Dr Alyssa Cornall Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Biostatistics Unit Head Professor Julie Simpson
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Bo&MeRanG Research Projects Melbourne Coordinator Dr Marie Greyer
Bogoyevitch laboratory: Regulatory biology Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Marie Bogoyevitch
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Brooks laboratory: Innate immunity; anti-viral immunity Head of Laboratory Professor Andrew Brooks
Microbiology and Immunology
Brown laboratory: Immunology; virology; vaccinology Head of Laboratory Professor Lorena (Lori) Brown
Microbiology and Immunology
Building a simulation model to improve cardiovascular disease risk prediction and treatment for Indigenous Australians Project Leader Centre for Health Policy
Carbone laboratory: Immune response to herpes simplex virus Head of Laboratory Professor Francis (Frank) Carbone
Microbiology and Immunology
Caries Detection and Diagnosis Head of Laboratory Professor David Manton
Melbourne Dental School
Cell death regulation in B cell immunity and B cell lymphona A/Prof Jorg Heierhorst Medicine and Radiology
Cell surface receptors for attachment and entry of influenza virus into cells of the innate immune system Project Leader Associate Professor Patrick Reading Microbiology and Immunology
Centre for International Child Health Research Group Leader Professor Trevor Duke
Paediatrics
Characterisation of biomineralising peptides and proteins Head of Laboratory Professor Eric Reynolds
Melbourne Dental School
Characterisation of novel P. gingivalis cell surface proteinase/adhesins Head of Laboratory Professor Eric Reynolds
Melbourne Dental School
Characterisation of the changes of the endocytic and secretory pathway of dendritic cells upon activation Associate Professor Isabelle Rouiller Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Characterising the host response to infectious diseases Project leader Professor James McCaw Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Chronic disease
Chronic Disease and Care across the lifespan Professor of Nursing Research, Translational Research Professor Nick Santamaria
Nursing
Chronic Disease early detection and Improved Management in PrimAry Care ProjecT (Chronic Disease IMPACT) Associate Professor Craig Nelson Western Health
Chronic immune activation during treated HIV disease Project Leader Professor Damian Purcell Microbiology and Immunology
Chronic Kidney Disease in the Management of people with Type 2 Diabetes in General Practice Project Leader Dr Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis General Practice
Circulating microparticles in neurodegenerative diseases Dr Ben J Gu
Prof. James S. Wiley
Medicine and Radiology
Clinical Trials Research Centre, Centre for Eye Research Australia Head, Clinical Trials Research Centre Associate Professor Lyndell Lim
Surgery
Combined influenza-AIDS vaccines and mucosal vaccinations Project Leader Professor Stephen Kent Microbiology and Immunology
Community Oral Health Head of Laboratory Professor Ivan Darby
Contributing to efforts to end AIDS and eliminate hepatitis B and hepatitis C as public health threats by 2030 Professor Professor Margaret Hellard Medicine and Radiology
Corneal and Ocular Immunology Unit Lab Director Dr Holly Chinnery
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Correlates of severe and fatal influenza disease in high-risk groups Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Katherine Kedzierska Microbiology and Immunology
Coulson laboratory: Rotavirus pathogenesis and immunity Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Barbara Coulson
Microbiology and Immunology
Crack laboratory: Neuropharmacology Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Peter Crack
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Welcome to the Centre for Research Excellence in Total Joint Replacement - OPUS Centre Manager Dale Baum
Surgery
Impact of Cane Use in people with medial knee osteoArthritis (CUBA) Project Leader Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Cultural Respect Encompassing Simulation Training (CREST) Project Leader Dr Phyllis Lau General Practice
Deciphering the relative contributions of different dendritic cells to killer T cell responses Project Leader Associate Professor Sammy Bedoui Microbiology and Immunology
Decoding the trafficking of immune receptors Dr Justine Mintern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Delineating how CD4 T cells ‘help’ establishing effective killer T cell responses Project Leader Associate Professor Sammy Bedoui Microbiology and Immunology
Delphi Study on ultrasound measurement standardisation Physiotherapy
Demystifying the burden of intensive care survivorship - understanding muscle wasting and falls Physiotherapy
Dendritic cell maturation following different microbial stimulation Project Leader Professor William (Bill) Heath Microbiology and Immunology
Design, development and testing of HIV vaccines Project Leader Professor Damian Purcell Microbiology and Immunology
Designing better drugs Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Designing new optogenetic tools for biomedical research A/Prof Danny Hatters Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Detection and prevention of tuberculosis in children and adolescents in endemic, resource-limited settings Project Leader Professor Steve Graham Paediatrics
Developing a new treatment for stomach cancer A/Professor Philip Sutton
Dr Sohinee Sarkar
Paediatrics
Developing a patient reported outcome measure for joint replacement patients A/Prof Michelle Dowsey
Dr Darshini Ayton
Surgery
Developing a safe and acceptable self-collection model for cervical cancer screening Professor Kerry Arabena
Centre for Health Equity
Developing and commercialising new diagnostic tests for tropical infectious diseases Dr Jack Richards Medicine and Radiology
Developing field-based tools and health systems for malaria elimination Dr Jack Richards
Dr Ricardo Ataide
Medicine and Radiology
Developing highly sensitive point-of-care molecular diagnostic devices malaria eradication Professor Stephen Rogerson Medicine and Radiology
Developing highly sensitive point-of-care molecular diagnostic devices malaria eradication Group Leader Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Developing new therapies for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Project Leader Professor Fabienne Mackay Microbiology and Immunology
Developing novel ocular biomarkers for drug testing and neurodegenerative disease of the CNS Optometry and Vision Sciences
Development and application of soft culturing microenvironment for novel drug discovery Professor Alastair Stewart Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Development and application of soft culturing microenvironment for novel drug discovery Primary Supervisor Professor Alastair Stewart Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Development and application of verbal autopsy methods
Development of a human neonatal rotavirus vaccine for the revention of rotavirus disease from birth Professor Julie Bines Paediatrics
Development of a low cost, point-of-care diagnostic platform Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Development of a low cost, point-of-care diagnostic test to prevent abacavir hypersensitivity Group Leader Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Development of a self-adjuvanting vaccine for enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) Project Leader Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
Development of an automated web-based screening system for eye diseases Professor Mingguang He Surgery
Development of New Strategies for Targeting Vaccine Hesitant Parents in Victoria – a Vaccine Education and Communication Training program for Paediatricians Project Leader Professor Terry Nolan
Development of new types of antimicrobial agents Project Leader Professor Roy Robins-Browne Microbiology and Immunology
Development of Novel antimalarial drugs Professor Leann Tilley Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Development of novel point-of-care diagnostics tests and surveillance tools Dr Philippe Boeuf Medicine and Radiology
Development of periodontal disease vaccines Head of Laboratory Professor Eric Reynolds
Melbourne Dental School
Diabetes and Cardio-Metabolic Conditions Research Program Leader Associate Professor John Furler
General Practice
Diabetes and Obesity A/Prof Elif Ekinci
Professor Joe Proietto
Medicine and Radiology
Diabetes Discovery - prevalence and outcomes in inpatients with diabetes Project Leader Dr Elif Ekinci Medicine and Radiology
Diabetic Retinopathy and Health Informatics Collaboratory Group Leader Dr Laima Brazionis
Medicine and Radiology
Diagnosis and management of pelvic inflammatory disease in Australia PhD student Jane Goller Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Digitisation and Indigenous Communities: A study of the development of online Collections. The interface between international institutions and Australian Indigenous communities Centre for Health Equity
Discovering and characterizing new genes involved in innate immunity, tissue injury and fibrosis Project Leader Professor Christine Wells Anatomy and Neuroscience
Discovering new pathways controlling T lymphocyte development and autoimmunity Dr Mark Chong Medicine and Radiology
Discovering the mechanisms and targets of immunity against malaria Prof James Beeson Medicine and Radiology
Dissecting genomic and transcriptional complexities underlying immune competence and immune diseases Dr Mark Chong Medicine and Radiology
Dissecting the relevance of a novel molecular pathway in stem cells and immunodeficiencies Dr Mark Chong Medicine and Radiology
Does weekly iron supplementation increase iron uptake in pregnant Vietnamese women, and improve maternal and infant health? Group Leader Professor Beverley-Ann Biggs Medicine and Radiology
Driving following cardiac surgery: cognitive and mechanical considerations Physiotherapy
Edgington-Mitchell laboratory: Protease Pathophysiology Head of Research Group Dr Laura Edgington-Mitchell
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Elucidating molecular signalling pathways controlled by anti-inflammatory steroids Project Lead Dr Adrian Achuthan Medicine and Radiology
Elucidating molecular signalling pathways controlled by anti-inflammatory steroids Dr Adrian Achuthan Medicine and Radiology
Emergency and Critical Care Nursing Associate Professor Marie Gerdtz
Nursing
Enterococcus faecium Project Leader Professor Ben Howden Microbiology and Immunology
Epilepsy and Precision Medicine Group Leader Professor Patrick Kwan
Medicine and Radiology
Evaluating the clinical and cost effectiveness of total joint replacement Prof Philip Clarke
A/Prof Michelle Dowsey
Surgery
Evaluating the effect of an evidence-based protocol on the safety of emergency department discharge processes Project Leader Associate Professor Marie Gerdtz Optometry and Vision Sciences
Evaluating the impact of obesity on knee load over time in those who have undergone optimal surgical re-alignment after total knee replacement Professor Peter Choong Surgery
Evaluation of vascular, glial and functional deficits in diabetic eye disease Optometry and Vision Sciences
Examination of cross-neutralising immunity following HPV vaccination in Fiji A/Professor Paul Licciardi
Mr Zheng Quan Toh
Paediatrics
Excellence in NonCOmmunicable disease REsearch (ENCORE) between Australian and India Project Leader Professor Brian Oldenburg Centre for Health Equity
Exploiting nanoparticles as vaccines Dr Justine Mintern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Express ambulatory point-of-care molecular diagnosis Group Leader Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Falls and Balance impairment in critically ill: a 6 month follow up Physiotherapy
Arthroscopic Surgery for Hip Impingement versus Best CoNservative Care (FASHIoN) Director Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Finding clarity within a blizzard- guiding the solution of cryo-EM structures Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
FluMum: A cohort study to evaluate the benefits of flu vaccination in pregnancy Project Leader Professor Terry Nolan
Focused cardiac and lung ultrasound in clinical care Co-Director Professor Colin Royse Surgery
Treatment of Foot Pain and Osteoarthritis Study Physiotherapy
Frailty in patients undergoing cardiac surgery Physiotherapy
Functional electrical stimulation assisted cycling (eStimCycle):A novel intervention to improve outcomes in the critically ill Physiotherapy
Furness laboratory: Digestive physiology and nutrition Head of Laboratory Professor John Furness
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Gebhardt laboratory: Adaptive immune responses to virus infections Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Thomas Gebhardt
Microbiology and Immunology
General Internal Medicine Group Leader Professor Edward Janus
Medicine and Radiology
Genetic and Environmental Modifiers of Hereditary Haemochromatosis: The HealthIron Study Project Leader A/Prof Lyle Gurrin Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Genotype-phenotype correlations in renal complementopathies Prof Judy Savige Medicine and Radiology
Gleeson laboratory: Membrane trafficking and protein sorting in health and disease and development of new therapeutics Head of Laboratory Professor Paul Gleeson
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Global Burden of Disease group research Director Professor Alan Lopez
Global Burden of Disease Study
Glucocorticoid responsiveness in the lung: impact of inflammation and infection Primary Supervisor Professor Alastair Stewart Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Glucocorticoid responsiveness in the lung: impact of inflammation and infection Professor Alastair Stewart Pharmacology and Therapeutics
GM-CSF-mediated molecular signalling pathways contributing to inflammation Dr Adrian Achuthan Medicine and Radiology
GM-CSF-mediated molecular signalling pathways contributing to inflammation Project Lead Dr Adrian Achuthan Medicine and Radiology
Godfrey laboratory: The development and function of unconventional T cells Head of Laboratory Professor Dale Godfrey
Microbiology and Immunology
Gooley laboratory: Structural biology of disease Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Paul Gooley
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Group A Streptococcal Research Project Lead Associate Professor Andrew Steer Paediatrics
Growth and Development Head of Laboratory Professor David Manton
Melbourne Dental School
Gut health: an intersection of food, environment, animal production and global health Project Supervisor Professor John B Furness Anatomy and Neuroscience
Hamilton Laboratory Professor John Hamilton
Medicine and Radiology
Hargreaves laboratory: Exercise physiology Head of Laboratory Professor Mark Hargreaves
Physiology
Harnessing novel immunotherapies to restore immunity in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia Group Leader Professor David Ritchie Medicine and Radiology
Harrap laboratory: Genetic physiology Head of Laboratory Professor Stephen Harrap
Physiology
Health and Lifestyle Questionnaire Research Assistant Tessa Cutler Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Health Humanities and Social Sciences Unit Unit Head Richard Chenhall
Centre for Health Equity
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies in Papua New Guinea – The impact of nutrition, malaria, and other infections on pregnant women and infants Prof. James Beeson Medicine and Radiology
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies: Maternal metabolic disturbances, inflammation, and poor nutrition and their impact on pregnancy outcomes Dr Philippe Boeuf Medicine and Radiology
Heat Shock Protein therapy for muscle wasting Project Leader Professor Gordon Lynch Physiology
Heath laboratory: CD8 T lymphocytes, dendritic cells, self tolerance and immunity Head of Laboratory Professor William (Bill) Heath
Microbiology and Immunology
High Dimensional Analytics Unit Head Dr Enes Makalic Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
High fat diets, gut health and diabetes Project Supervisor Dr Rachel McQuade Anatomy and Neuroscience
Holt laboratory: Pathogen genomics and bioinformatics Head of Laboratory A/Prof Kathryn Holt
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Internet-based pain coping skills training and exercise for people with persistent hip pain (HOPE) Project Leader Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
How do antibodies against Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes induce transmission blocking immunity? Associate Professor Siddhartha Mahanty Medicine and Radiology
How do long noncoding RNAs (IncRNAs) regulate dendritic cell function and prevent autoimmune disease? Dr Tom Brodnicki Medicine and Radiology
How does amino acid supply immune cell function and the development of autoimmune disease? Dr Tom Brodnicki Medicine and Radiology
How infection and trauma cause dendritic cell paralysis and lethal immunosuppression Professor Jose Villadangos Microbiology and Immunology
How is the immunological T cell memory generated? Project Leader Associate Professor Katherine Kedzierska Microbiology and Immunology
How to harness the immune system to cure cancer: adoptive cell immunotherapy Professor Jose Villadangos Microbiology and Immunology
Howden laboratory: Molecular epidemiology, genomics and pathogenesis of antimicrobial resistant bacteria Head of Laboratory | Director of MDU Professor Ben Howden
Microbiology and Immunology
Human resource capacity building for child health in Laos PDR Project Leader Dr Amy Gray Paediatrics
Identification of biomarkers to novel therapies in Myelodysplasia Professor David S Ritchie Medicine and Radiology
Identification of how vitamin A alters distinct B lymphocyte niches in the bone marrow Dr Gavin Tjim
A/Prof Louise Purton
Medicine and Radiology
Identification of novel vaccine targets that induce protective immunity against malaria Gaoqian Feng
James Beeson
Medicine and Radiology
Identifying risks for Thunderstorm Asthma in Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (TAISAR) cohort study Prof Jo Douglass Medicine and Radiology
Identifying the mechanisms of immune cell development in peripheral tissues Project Leader Dr Laura Mackay Microbiology and Immunology
Internet-based Hip Osteoarthritis Pain Exacerbation Study (iHOAP) Project Leader Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Imaging effector and memory T cell responses in the skin following Herpes Simplex Virus-1 infection Project Leader Professor William (Bill) Heath Microbiology and Immunology
Imaging the priming of CD8 Killer T cell responses to Herpes Simplex Virus-1 skin infection Project Leader Professor William (Bill) Heath Microbiology and Immunology
Immunogenicity, persistence and safety study of meningococcal conjugate vaccine ACWY in toddlers Project Leader Professor Terry Nolan
Immunomodulatory effects of Vitamin D on the host response to bacterial and viral infections A/Professor Paul Licciardi
Dr Lien Anh Ha Do
Paediatrics
Immunoregulatory functions of the MARCH family of ubiquitin ligases Professor Jose Villadangos Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Internet-mediated physiotherapy and pain coping skills training for people with persistent knee pain (IMPACT) Project Leader Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Improved vaccines by targeting to dendritic cells Project Leader Professor William (Bill) Heath Microbiology and Immunology
Improving cost-effectiveness analysis of childhood vaccines Project Leader Dr Natalie Carvalho Centre for Health Policy
An evaluation of a new intervention for improving the continuity and quality of care for people who frequently attend the emergency department Project Leader Associate Professor Marie Gerdtz Nursing
In Vivo Tibiofemoral Biomechanics in Healthy Adults During Functional Activity Dr Hans Gray Surgery
Indigenous Ear Health Professor Stephen O'Leary
Surgery
Indigenous Health Equity Unit Professor Kerry Arabena
Centre for Health Equity
Infection & Immunity
Infectious Diseases Group Research Group Leader Professor Nigel Curtis
Infiltration of carious lesions with resin Head of Laboratory Professor David Manton
Melbourne Dental School
Influenza A virus PB1-F2 Protein: a putative virulence factor and initiator of inflammation Project Leader Dr Julie McAuley Microbiology and Immunology
Influenza–specific ADCC: Role in a universal flu vaccine? Project Leader Professor Stephen Kent Microbiology and Immunology
Informing national policy for pandemic influenza preparedness and response Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Inhaled RSV therapeutics: Aerosol delivery of novel therapies to the infant lung Dr Anushi Rajapaksa
A/Professor Paul Licciardi
Paediatrics
Innate immune responses to Plasmodium falciparum infected erythrocytes Group Leader Professor Stephen Rogerson Medicine and Radiology
Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases Group Leader Professor Kumar Visvanathan
Medicine and Radiology
Innate T cell recognition and development Project Leader Dr Daniel Pellicci Microbiology and Immunology
Innovative approaches to prepare synthetic, partially synthetic and natural product-based vaccines Project Leader Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
Integration of biostatistics and mathematical modelling to improve the control of malaria Unit Head Professor Julie Simpson Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
International and Immigrant Health Group Leader Professor Beverley-Ann Biggs
Medicine and Radiology
Intestinal Failure and Clinical Nutrition Group Group Leader Professor Julie Bines
Professor Julie Bines
Paediatrics
Intraepithelial T cells in anti-viral immunity Project Leader Professor Francis (Frank) Carbone Microbiology and Immunology
Intravital imaging of T cell responses in the brain during cerebral malaria infection Project Leader Professor William (Bill) Heath Microbiology and Immunology
Investigating the effects of GM-CSF and M-CSF derived human macrophages on phagocytosing P. falciparum infected erythrocytes and cytokine production Dr Adrian Achuthan Medicine and Radiology
Investigation of HSV latency and reactivation Project Leader Professor Francis (Frank) Carbone Microbiology and Immunology
Is the severity of illness associated with clinical malaria regulated by extracellular vesicles and their micro-RNA cargo? Professor Siddhartha Mahanty Medicine and Radiology
Is there a role for adipose (fat) tissue in malaria? Project Lead Dr Elizabeth Aitken Medicine and Radiology
Jackson laboratory: Synthetic vaccine design Head of Laboratory Professor David Jackson
Microbiology and Immunology
Kedzierska laboratory: Immunity to pandemic and newly emerged influenza viruses Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Katherine Kedzierska
Microbiology and Immunology
Kent laboratory: HIV vaccines; immune responses to HIV-1; immunotherapy Head of Laboratory Professor Stephen Kent
Microbiology and Immunology
Klebsiella pneumoniae Project Leader Professor Dick Strugnell Microbiology and Immunology
Koopman laboratory: Clinical nutrition and muscle metabolism Head of Research Group Dr René Koopman
Physiology
Lawson laboratory: Neurodegenerative disease caused by prions Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Vicki Lawson
Microbiology and Immunology
LatErAl hiP pain Study (LEAP) Project Leader Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Lew laboratory: Theoretical and empirical pharmacology Head of Laboratory Dr Michael Lew
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Lipopeptide-based adjuvanting systems Project Leader Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
Lung Disease Research Laboratory Head of Laboratory Professor Gary P Anderson Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Lung Health Research Centre Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Lung infection prevention post-surgery major abdominal with pre-operative physiotherapy (LIPPSMAck POP) trial: an international multi-centre Physiotherapy
Lymphoid stromal cell responses to infection Project Leader Associate Professor Scott Mueller Microbiology and Immunology
Mackay (F) laboratory: B lymphocytes, BAFF, autoimmunity and cancer Head of Laboratory
Head of School of Biomedical Sciences Professor Fabienne Mackay

Microbiology and Immunology
Mackay (L) laboratory: Tissue-resident memory T cells; lymphocyte differentiation; peripheral immunity Senior Lecturer & NHMRC Career Development Fellow, HHMI-Gates International Research Scholar Dr Laura Mackay
Microbiology and Immunology
Mackenzie laboratory: Intracellular virus replication and innate immunity Head of Laboratory Professor Jason Mackenzie
Microbiology and Immunology
Malaria and Tissue Resident Memory T cells (TRM) in the liver Project Leader Professor William (Bill) Heath Microbiology and Immunology
Malaria drug resistance in the Asia Pacific region Associate Professor Freya Fowkes Medicine and Radiology
Malaria parasite and neutrophil interactions Elizabeth Aitken Medicine and Radiology
Malaria parasite-infected red blood cells: a renovator’s dream Professor Leann Tilley Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Management of acute decompensated heart failure in inpatients with diabetes Project Leader Dr Elif Ekinci Medicine and Radiology
Manipulating immunity to fight infection and tumours Dr Justine Mintern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
McCluskey laboratory: Role of MAIT cells in health and disease Head of Laboratory, Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor Professor James McCluskey
Microbiology and Immunology
McConville laboratory: Molecular microbiology Head of Laboratory Professor Malcolm McConville
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mechanisms underlying early generation of human T cell memory Project Leader Associate Professor Katherine Kedzierska Microbiology and Immunology
Medical devices development Group Leader Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Memory T cell responses in the lung during virus infection Project Leader Dr Linda Wakim Microbiology and Immunology
MicroRNA pathway control of T cell activation Dr Mark Chong Medicine and Radiology
Mindfulness, cognitive processes and coping in chronic illness: insights from a study of joint replacement surgery Professor Peter Choong Surgery
Mintern laboratory: Vaccine biology Head of Laboratory Dr Justine Mintern
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Modelling and Simulation Unit Head Professor Jodie McVernon
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Modulation of intestinal inflammation through nerve stimulation Project Supervisor Dr Martin Stebbing Anatomy and Neuroscience
Modulation of the anterior eye inflammatory response to treat dry eye disease Optometry and Vision Sciences
Molecular Epidemiology of Severe Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections in Children under 2 years of age Dr Danielle Wurzel
Dr Lien Anh Ha Do
Paediatrics
Molecular Microbiology and Reproductive Health Research Group Honorary, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Royal Women's Hospital/Mercy Professor Suzanne M. Garland
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Molecular signaling pathways controlling gene expression during chronic disease progression Project Lead Dr Adrian Achuthan Medicine and Radiology
Molecular signalling pathways controlling gene expression during chronic disease progression Dr Adrian Achuthan Medicine and Radiology
Adherence to home exercises in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis (MORE study) Director Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
MR1 – a molecular alarm system that detects pathogen metabolites Professor Jose Villadangos Microbiology and Immunology
Mueller laboratory: Adaptive immune responses to infection, lymphoid stromal cells, and imaging the immune system Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Scott Mueller
Microbiology and Immunology
Multimedia (MyStay) Intervention for managing patient experience (MIME) following total hip replacement surgery: a cluster randomised trial. Ms Jo McDonall Surgery
Multimorbidity and glycaemia in people with type 2 diabetes attending Australian general practice: a cross-sectional study utilising data from NPS MedicineInsight Principal Investigator Dr Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis General Practice
Munsie laboratory: Ethical, legal and social implications of stem cell research Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Megan Munsie
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Musculoskeletal and Sports Rehabilitation Head of Research Group Professor Kim Bennell
Physiotherapy
Mycobacterium ulcerans Project Leader Professor TIm Stinear Microbiology and Immunology
Nanoparticle HIV vaccines Project Leader Professor Stephen Kent Microbiology and Immunology
Nanoparticle Modulation of Mast Cell Function Project Leader Dr Graham Mackay
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Nephrology Department Group Leader Craig Nelson
Associate Professor Craig Nelson
Medicine and Radiology
Nerve pathways responding to and controlling inflammation in the intestine Project Supervisor Dr Martin Stebbing Anatomy and Neuroscience
Nervous regulation of T cell migration and anti-viral Immunity Project Leader Associate Professor Scott Mueller Microbiology and Immunology
New genes and treatments for inherited renal disease Project Lead Prof Judy Savige Medicine and Radiology
Newborn Health Project, Solomon Islands Project Lead Professor Trevor Duke Paediatrics
Newton laboratory: Virulence strategies of intracellular bacterial pathogens Head of Laboratory Dr Hayley Newton
Microbiology and Immunology
NK cell receptor biology Project Leader Professor Andrew Brooks Microbiology and Immunology
NKT cells, MAIT cells, CD1-restricted T cells and HIV Project Leader Professor Stephen Kent Microbiology and Immunology
Non Communicable Disease Unit Unit Head Professor Brian Oldenburg
Centre for Health Equity
Non-classical MHC and Class 1-like molecules Project Leader Professor Andrew Brooks Microbiology and Immunology
Norovirus replication and innate immunity Project Leader Professor Jason Mackenzie Microbiology and Immunology
Northeast India Knowledge Network Head of Unit Nossal Institute for Global Health
Novel Mast Cell-Derived Mediators Project Leader Dr Graham Mackay Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Novel statistical methodology for the analysis of medical data Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Nurse consultant scope of practice project: Biopsy of chronic skin wounds Nursing
Nutrition: The control of gut hormone release by nutrients Project Supervisor Professor John B Furness Anatomy and Neuroscience
Ocular Immunology Dr Holly Chinnery
Optimal Pain Assessment in Joint Replacement Patients Adjunct A/Prof Maria Inacio
A/Prof Michelle Dowsey
Surgery
Oral Anatomy and Forensic Odontology Head of Laboratory Professor John Clement
Research Project Lead Professor John Clement
Melbourne Dental School
Oral Anatomy, Medicine and Surgery (OAMS) Head of Laboratory Professor John Clement
Melbourne Dental School
Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery Head of Laboratory Professor John Clement
Melbourne Dental School
Oral and systemic diseases Melbourne Dental School
Oral Biology Research Group Head of Laboratory Professor Eric Reynolds
Melbourne Dental School
Oral Health Cooperative Research Centre Melbourne Dental School
Oral Health Policy Head of Laboratory Professor Ivan Darby
Oral Health Promotion Head of Laboratory Professor Ivan Darby
Oral Infection and Immunity
Oral Medicine Head of Laboratory Professor John Clement
Professor Michael Mccullough
Melbourne Dental School
Otitis media (ear infection) in Indigenous Australians Ms Katie Davis
Professor Stephen O’Leary
Surgery
Oxygen Implementation Project, Papua New Guinea and Nigeria Paediatrics
Patient AdhereNce To Home Exercise pRograms (PANTHER) Project Leader Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Parker Laboratory: Structural biology and computational drug design Head of Laboratory and Director, Bio21 Institute Professor Michael Parker
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Optimising primary care management of knee osteoarthritis (PARTNER) Project Leader Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Passive antibody immunity for use in combination microbicides Project Leader Professor Damian Purcell Microbiology and Immunology
Pathogenesis of chronic lung disease Head of Laboratory Dr Michelle Hansen
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Patterns and impacts of antimicrobial usage in livestock Project Lead Professor Glenn Browning Medicine and Radiology
Patterns and Rationales for Antimicrobial Usage in Companion Animals Project Lead Professor Glenn Browning Medicine and Radiology
Periodontics Head of Laboratory Professor Ivan Darby
Melbourne Dental School
Physical Function in Intensive Care: PACIFIC observational study Physiotherapy
Pneumococcal Research Project Lead Professor Kim Mulholland Paediatrics
Population Oral Health and Periodontics Head of Laboratory Professor Ivan Darby
Predicting unscheduled return to the emergency department resulting in subsequent hospitalization: Informing strategies for prevention Project Leader Associate Professor Marie Gerdtz Nursing
Predictors and consequences of allergies that impact on children getting a healthy start to life Unit Head Prof Shyamali Dharmage Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Pressure injury prevention in aged care Project Leader Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
Prevalence of operating room developed pressure injuries Project Leader Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
Priming of T cell responses to viral infection Project Leader Associate Professor Scott Mueller Microbiology and Immunology
Protein trafficking and cellular architecture Professor Leann Tilley Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Purcell laboratory: Viral RNA elements, regulation of HIV replication, HIV antibody vaccine Head of Laboratory Professor Damian Purcell
Microbiology and Immunology
Qualitative study with critical care clinicians: a focus group analysis Physiotherapy
R E Ross Trust Regional Child Health Fellowship Program Project Leader Professor Trevor Duke Paediatrics
Ralph laboratory: Drug targets and gene regulation in Plasmodium falciparum Head of Laboratory Dr Stuart Ralph
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Rational Protein Engineering Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Reading laboratory: Innate immune detection and response to respiratory virus infections Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Patrick Reading
Microbiology and Immunology
Recovery following critical illness - survivors and carers Physiotherapy
Rectal Treatment Study (RTS) Head, Sexual Health Unit Professor Jane Hocking Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Regulation of Mast Cell Activation Project Leader Dr Graham Mackay Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Regulation of microRNA biogenesis Dr Mark Chong Medicine and Radiology
Regulators of allogeneic stem cell engraftment, graft versus host disease and graft-versus leukaemia Group Leader Professor David Ritchie Medicine and Radiology
Remineralisation of enamel with CPP-ACP and fluoride Head of Laboratory Professor David Manton
Melbourne Dental School
Removal of Financial Incentives Trial: ACCEPt-able Unit Head Professor Jane Hocking Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Research at Epworth Professor Richard de Steiger
Respiratory muscle testing before and after cardiac surgery Physiotherapy
Restorative Dentistry Head of Research Group Associate Professor Peter Parashos
Melbourne Dental School
Platelet-Rich plasma as a symptom- and disEaSe-modifying Treatment fOR knee ostEoarthritis (RESTORE) Project Leader Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Restoring immunocompetency in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Project Leader Professor Fabienne Mackay Microbiology and Immunology
RNA mediated control of HIV-1 gene expression Project Leader Professor Damian Purcell Microbiology and Immunology
Robins-Browne laboratory: Medical bacteriology, pathogenesis, bacterial genetics, therapeutics Head of Laboratory Professor Roy Robins-Browne
Microbiology and Immunology
Rogerson Laboratory: Pathogenesis of malaria and immunity in children and pregnant women Group Leader Professor Stephen Rogerson
Medicine and Radiology
Role of cellular lipids during Flavivirus replication Project Leader Professor Jason Mackenzie Microbiology and Immunology
Role of innate signals in inducing protective T cell immunity Project Leader Associate Professor Sammy Bedoui Microbiology and Immunology
Rotavirus Group and Enteric Virus Group Group Leader Professor Julie Bines
Professor Julie Bines
Paediatrics
Rotavirus induction and evasion of innate immunity Project Leader Associate Professor Barbara Coulson Microbiology and Immunology
Rotavirus modulation of type 1 diabetes development Project Leader Associate Professor Barbara Coulson Microbiology and Immunology
Rotavirus-cell binding and entry Project Leader Associate Professor Barbara Coulson Microbiology and Immunology
Rouiller laboratory: Understanding how molecular machines function through cryo-electron microscopy Associate Professor Isabelle Rouiller
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Safety and immunogenicity of dTpa vaccine administered in pregnancy Project Leader Professor Terry Nolan
Salmonella Typhimurium Project Leader Professor Dick Strugnell Microbiology and Immunology
Self-tolerance: Interactions between thymic stroma and dendritic cells Project Leader Professor William (Bill) Heath Microbiology and Immunology
Self-treatment of chronic wounds: A mixed methods study Nursing
Severe hypoglycaemia and Type 1 diabetes Project Leader Professor Philip Clarke Centre for Health Policy
Sex in human malaria parasites Dr Matthew Dixon Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Sexual Health Unit Head Professor Jane Hocking
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Sexual Health and Ageing, Perspectives and Education (SHAPE) Project Project Leader Professor Jane Hocking Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Modified SHoes for osteoARthritis of the Knee (SHARK) Project Leader Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Simmons laboratory: Dengue; pathogenesis, epidemiology, therapeutics, entomology Head of Laboratory Professor Cam Simmons
Microbiology and Immunology
Small molecules for BIG targets- Targeting protein-protein interactions with fragments Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Soluble barriers to influenza virus infection Project Leader Associate Professor Patrick Reading Microbiology and Immunology
Solving the native structure of the malaria parasite using cryo-electron microscopy Professor Leann Tilley Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Staphylococcus aureus & Enterococcus faecium Project Leader Professor Tim Stinear Microbiology and Immunology
Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis Project Leader Professor Ben Howden Microbiology and Immunology
Sternal management and rehabilitation training (SMART trial): a RCT of modified sternal precautions verses standard care Physiotherapy
Stewart Laboratory: Mechanopharmacology Head of Laboratory Professor Alastair Stewart
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Stinear laboratory: Bacterial pathogenomics Head of Laboratory Professor Tim Stinear
Microbiology and Immunology
Strength training following cardiac surgery: a pilot study Physiotherapy
Structural Biology of Infection Professor Michael Parker Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Structural biology of proteins involved in infection Dr Craig Morton Medicine and Radiology
Strugnell laboratory: Bacterial pathogenesis and host responses Head of Laboratory Professor Dick Strugnell
Microbiology and Immunology
Student Engagement and Experience Associate Professor Clare Delany
Medical Education
Surgery for Treating Otitis Media in Australian Indigenous Children Professor Stephen O'Leary
Surgery
Synergistic interactions between Streptococcus pneumoniae and respiratory viruses on bacterial pathogenesis Dr Catherine Satzke
Dr Salvatore Manna
Paediatrics
T cell responses in the brain during experimental cerebral malaria infection Project Leader Associate Professor Scott Mueller Microbiology and Immunology
T cells in peripheral immunity Project Leader Professor Francis (Frank) Carbone Microbiology and Immunology
Tackling drug resistance Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Exercise for knee osteoarthritis targeting high risk physical characteristics (TARGET) Project Leader Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Targets of protective immunity in severe malaria Dr Michael Duffy Medicine and Radiology
Telephone-delivered support and advice for people with knee osteoarthritis (TELECARE) Project Leader Professor Rana Hinman Physiotherapy
The Ark: Cloud-based bioinformatics tools Project leader Prof John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The Arthroplasty and Bariatric Surgery (ABS) Study: a randomised controlled trial of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding prior to total knee arthroplasty Professor Peter Choong Surgery
The Border III Aged Care Pressure Injury Prevention Trial Nursing
The Cardiovascular Pharmacology of Snake Venoms From Papua New Guinea and Australia Project Leader Associate Professor Christine Wright Pharmacology and Therapeutics
The cost-effectiveness of silicone dressings in the prevention of pressure injuries in aged care Project Leader Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
The development of novel antimicrobial peptides from biological sources Head of Laboratory Professor Eric Reynolds
Melbourne Dental School
The developmental trajectory of lower limb lymphoedema following gynaecological cancer surgery Project Leader Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
The diagnostic accuracy of high frequency ultrasound in patients with lower limb lymphoedema Project Leader Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
The direct cost of pressure injuries in the Australian residential aged care setting Nursing
The effects of glucocorticoids on glycaemic control in pregnant women with gestational diabetes Shane Hamblin
The effects of upper limb and trunk tasks on sternal micromotion and healing following cardiac surgery Physiotherapy
The fear of medical error: A growth mindset approach to ‘second victim’ support Professorial Fellow, Melbourne Medical School and Professor, Melbourne Business School Professor Jill Klein Medical Education
The GP-OSMOTIC trial: Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Type 2 Diabetes Project Leader Associate Professor John Furler General Practice
The immune response to infection in early cystic fibrosis A/Professor Philip Sutton
A/Professor Sarath Ranganathan
Paediatrics
The innate immune system in the respiratory tract Project Leader Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
The MARKA Study: Maximum Acceptable Risk of complication in total Knee Arthroplasty Dr Michelle Dowsey Surgery
The mechanisms of viral escape in murine and human influenza infection Project Leader Associate Professor Katherine Kedzierska Microbiology and Immunology
The MicroPUPP Trial Nursing
The National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship (NCAS) Group Leader Professor Karin Thursky
Medicine and Radiology
The PEBBLES study: A randomised controlled trial to prevent eczema, food allergy and sensitisation using a skin barrier improvement strategy Project Leader Doctor Adrian Lowe Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The PEPP Study Unit Head A/Prof Tracey Weiland Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The physical and optical characteristics of hypomineralised enamel Head of Laboratory Professor David Manton
Melbourne Dental School
The proteomic analysis of oral bacterial pathogens Head of Laboratory Professor Eric Reynolds
Melbourne Dental School
The reliability of the Capacity for Self-treatment of Chronic Wounds Scale (CSCWS) Nursing
The remineralisation of hypomineralised enamel Head of Laboratory Professor David Manton
Melbourne Dental School
The role of CD4+ T cells in viral infections Project Leader Professor Andrew Brooks Microbiology and Immunology
The Role of CXCR7 in Tissue Fibrosis Project Leader Dr Asolina Braun Microbiology and Immunology
The role of granulocyte macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF) in arthritis and inflammation Project Lead Associate Professor Andrew Cook Medicine and Radiology
The role of innate immune cells in protection and pathology during influenza virus infection Project Leader Associate Professor Patrick Reading Microbiology and Immunology
The role of resident memory T cells in barrier immunity and autoimmune disease Project Leader Dr Laura Mackay Microbiology and Immunology
The roles of intranuclear viral protein interactions in disease Project Leader Dr Greg Moseley Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The Treatment of Papuan Taipan Envenoming in Papua New Guinea Project Leader Dr David Williams Pharmacology and Therapeutics
The Wound ELECT Trial Nursing
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Tilley laboratory: Measuring and modelling malaria parasites to develop new antimalarials Head of Laboratory, ARC Australian Laureate Fellow Professor Leann Tilley
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Tissue-resident memory T cells in the skin Project Leader Associate Professor Scott Mueller Microbiology and Immunology
Tracking phenotypically and functionally distinct T cell subsets via T cell repertoire diversity Project Leader Associate Professor Katherine Kedzierska Microbiology and Immunology
Trans-generational effects: exposures before conception & offspring risk of asthma and allergies Unit Head Professor Shyamali Dharmage Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Transcriptome analysis of oral bacterial pathogens Head of Laboratory Professor Eric Reynolds
Melbourne Dental School
TRANSFER THEME (5) RESEARCH OUTCOMES INTO HEALTH POLICY
Twin and Family Registry Management Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Twins Research Australia Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Type I interferon regulation of macrophage metabolism and activation Dr Andrew Fleetwood Medicine and Radiology
Ultrasonography and physical activity across the continuum in COPD stable and acute exacerbation Physiotherapy
Uncovering the interplay between innate immunity and the blood brain barrier in disorders of the CNS Project Leader Professor Christine Wells Anatomy and Neuroscience
Understanding antibiotic prescribing and use of guidelines in general practice – the GP National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey (GP NAPS) pilot study Principal Investigator Dr Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis General Practice
Understanding how A-to-I RNA editing modifies the immunogenicity of endogenous RNA Dr Alistair Chalk Medicine and Radiology
Understanding how Anthrax toxins function Associate Professor Isabelle Rouiller Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Understanding if islet-infiltrating CTL can be identified in peripheral blood as biomarkers of Type 1 diabetes Dr Bala Krishnamurthy Medicine and Radiology
Understanding immune dysfunction in acute myeloid leukemia Dr Justine Mintern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Understanding malaria transmission and immunity to inform malaria elimination Prof James Beeson Medicine and Radiology
Understanding the interaction between microbiota and T cell immunity Project Leader Associate Professor Sammy Bedoui Microbiology and Immunology
Understanding the Molecular Consequences of Mutations Dr David Ascher David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Understanding the pathogensis of liver disease in patients with intestinal failure Professor Julie Bines Paediatrics
Understanding the regulation of tissue-resident memory T cell development Project Leader Dr Laura Mackay Microbiology and Immunology
Understanding the role of glycine in the control of skeletal muscle mass during sepsis Project Leader Dr René Koopman Physiology
Understanding ‘universal’ influenza-specific CD8+ T cell responses Project Leader Associate Professor Katherine Kedzierska Microbiology and Immunology
Uptake of immunisation services in rural Papua New Guinea (PNG) Dr Chris Morgan
Dr Alyce Wilson
Paediatrics
Using biochemical approaches to investigating the trafficking and mechanism of action of the antiviral molecule, IFITM3 Project Leader Dr Linda Wakim Microbiology and Immunology
Using the immune system to kill tumours Dr Justine Mintern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Vaccination against liver-stage Plasmodium for malaria prevention Project Leader Professor William (Bill) Heath Microbiology and Immunology
Vaccine and Immunisation group research Head of Unit Professor Terry Nolan
Validation of the Postoperative Quality of Recovery Scale in bilingual chinese and english speakers Physiotherapy
van Driel laboratory: Immune responses to pathogens Head of Laboratory Professor Ian van Driel
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Velkov laboratory: Antiinfective pharmacology Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Tony Velkov
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Villadangos laboratory: Antigen presenting cells & molecules that initiate T cell immunity against pathogens and cancer Head of Laboratory Professor Jose Villadangos
Microbiology and Immunology
Viral interactions with the cytoskeleton in the manipulation of host cell biology Project Leader Dr Greg Moseley Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Viral interactions with the innate immune system Project Leader Associate Professor Patrick Reading Microbiology and Immunology
Virus-STAT interactions: Roles in disease and therapeutic targeting Project Leader Dr Greg Moseley Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Visualization and formation West Nile Virus replication complexes Project Leader Professor Jason Mackenzie Microbiology and Immunology
Wakim laboratory: Antiviral molecules, mucosal immunology, influenza virus, tissue resident memory T cells Head of Laboratory Dr Linda Wakim
Microbiology and Immunology
Ways of Thinking and Ways of Doing (WoTWoD) - An Indigenous Cultural Respect Program in General Practice Project Leader Dr Phyllis Lau General Practice
Web-based automated vision testing for cataract surgery outcome monitoring Professor Mingguang He Surgery
Wells laboratory: Stem cell systems Head of Laboratory Professor Christine Wells
Anatomy and Neuroscience
West Nile Virus replication and cellular stress responses Project Leader Professor Jason Mackenzie Microbiology and Immunology
What causes adult asthma, COPD and sleep disordered breathing Unit Head Professor Shyamali Dharmage Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
What kind of antibody response to women need to be protected from placental malaria? Elizabeth Aitken Medicine and Radiology
Wolbachia to stop dengue transmission in Vietnam and Indonesia Project Leader Professor Cameron Simmons Microbiology and Immunology
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ZOC-BHVI High Myopia Cohort Study Professor Mingguang He Surgery
“Clock-off time” for inflammation and remodelling in chronic inflammatory diseases: casein kinase inhibitors Professor Alastair Stewart Pharmacology and Therapeutics

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