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01 Jun 2023
Statement from the Doherty InstituteThe Doherty Institute frequently evaluates the antiviral properties of products under paid contracts with commercial entities. Recent work, commission…
30 May 2023
COVID-19 vaccine builds powerful immune response in First Nations peoples, study finds
25 May 2023
Sharon Lewin elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science
24 May 2023
Courtney Ierano shortlisted as finalist in the 2022 Premier’s Awards for Health and Medical Research
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Our people are at the forefront of research, teaching, public health and reference laboratory services, diagnostic services and clinical care in infectious diseases and immunity.
Dr Michael Bramhall Research Officer
Michael Bramhall completed his PhD ‘Development of Biomarkers to Predict Disease Outcome in Gut Inflammation’ in…
Dr Katie Dale Epidemiologist
Katie is an epidemiologist in the Victorian Tuberculosis Program. Her research focuses on understanding the epidemiology of tuberculosis to inform its…
Dr Francesca Mercuri Influenza Program Project Manager
Dr Francesca Mercuri undertook her PhD at The University of Melbourne, followed by postdoctoral research also at The University of Melbourne and the…
Dr Margaret Littlejohn Senior Medical Scientist
Dr Margaret Littlejohn is a Senior Medical Scientist within the Molecular Research and Development laboratory at the Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference…
Doherty InstituteRecent work, commissioned by the company Australian Garlic Producers (AGP), involved in-vitro testing only of a range of garlic extracts to investigate potential antiviral activity against two viruses.
Doherty InstituteCover of @NatImmunol ft. research on #COVID19 vaccine efficacy amongst First Nations peoples led by @kedzierskalab & @MenziesResearch Beautiful cover artwork by Mardijbalina Art - Zoe Fitzpatrick, Yanyuwa and Garrawa woman, NT. nature.com/ni/volumes/24/… @UniMelbMDHS @TheRMH
Doherty InstituteCollaborative study with @MenziesResearch by @kedzierskalab on COVID-19 vaccine efficacy amongst First Nations peoples. @UniMelbMDHS @TheRMH @KatherineKedz twitter.com/abcnews/status…
Doherty InstituteRT @kedzierskalab: More on our Australian First Nations #COVID19 vaccine study can be found in our @NatImmunol Nature Research Briefing: ht…