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03 Jul 2020
‘It’s been intense’: Processing 100,000 COVID-19 tests
02 Jul 2020
Research consortia strengthening infectious disease preparedness and outbreak control in the Asia and Pacific regions
02 Jul 2020
Macquarie Group Foundation commits $1 million to the AustralaSian COVID-19 Trial
Environmental surveillance for poliovirus
The lab tests sewage collected at sentinel sites in Australia - even negative results for poliovirus are of international significance in the fight to eradicate polio.
Examining HIV incidence in Victoria
The Nicholson group are involved in a collaborative project which aims to assess whether the introduction of PrepX in 2016 has reduced HIV incidence in Victoria.
Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections
Investigating hospital superbugs
The Stinear group is investigating the molecular basis for the increasing resistance of Staphylococcus aureaus and Enterococcus to antibiotics, and also their resistance to the cleaning agents commonly used to disinfect health care facilities.
Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty explores all things infection and immunity in a new weekly column, Setting it Straight, exclusive to the Doherty Institute website.
Doherty Institute Student Research Opportunities. Click here to learn more.
Breakthroughs happen when research leaders work with philanthropists to solve difficult and pressing global health problems.
Meet Dr Elizabeth Aitken. A Research Officer in the Rogerson group, Elizabeth works on malaria, and has been doing so since 2006. She is currently investigating whether the innate immune response to the malaria parasite can explain why some individuals get sick while others do not.
Meet Dr David Price. David is a Biostatistics Research Fellow whose role it is to provide statistical support, covering all stages of a study from design and planning to analysis.