To improve health globally through discovery research and the prevention, treatment and cure of infectious diseases.
28 Sep 2023
Antibodies in the eyes, nose, mouth and throat most effective at protecting against emerging COVID-19 variantsMucosal surfaces, the wet linings in the eyes, nose, mouth and throat, play a crucial role as the first in line of defence against upper respiratory infectio…
27 Sep 2023
COVID-19 Vaccines with special guest Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert
26 Sep 2023
Study finds immune cells in older adults resemble those in newborns and children, but fall short in virus detection
25 Sep 2023
Pathogen genomics in focus: key takeaways from AusPathoGen symposium
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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.
Dr Juan Pablo (JP) Villanueva-Cabezas Research Fellow
Dr JP Villanueva-Cabezas is an epidemiologist that contributes to the emerging One Health focus of the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity…
Associate Professor Deborah Friedman Director VICNISS
Associate Professor Deborah Friedman is the Director of VICNISS, appointed in 2023. She is an infectious diseases specialist at the Royal Melbourne…