To improve health globally through discovery research and the prevention, treatment and cure of infectious diseases.
03 Oct 2023
Global non-profit CARB-X awards more than AUD$2.6 million to University of Melbourne’s Doherty Institute to fight antibiotic resistanceUniversity of Melbourne researchers from the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute) are developing a world-first treatment fo…
02 Oct 2023
Research delving into T cell responses to cancer receives funding from the US
28 Sep 2023
Antibodies in the eyes, nose, mouth and throat most effective at protecting against emerging COVID-19 variants
27 Sep 2023
COVID-19 Vaccines with special guest Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert
A mission-driven, global research centre to enable rapid design and development of therapeutics for future pandemics.
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Meet our people
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.
Associate Professor Bruce Thorley Head of National Enterovirus Reference Laboratory & WHO Polio Regional Reference Laboratory
Associate Professor Bruce Thorley is the Head of the National Enterovirus Reference Laboratory and World Health Organization (WHO) Polio Regional Reference…