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15 Jun 2022

Professor Peter Revill receives Queen’s Birthday Honour

Microbiologist and virologist Professor Peter Revill has received an AM (Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for 2022.

Professor Revill, Molecular Research and Development Group Head at the Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL), Royal Melbourne Hospital, at the Doherty Institute, was honoured for his significant service to microbiology and immunology research.

Doherty Institute Director Professor Sharon Lewin congratulated Professor Revill, noting his important contribution to hepatitis research.

“Professor Revill’s research into the molecular virology of hepatitis B virus has advanced our understanding of this virus and his global leadership and advocacy has highlighted the importance of finding a cure for hepatitis B,” Professor Lewin said.

“The Doherty Institute congratulates Peter on this honour and looks forward to his ongoing contributions to virology research.”

Professor Revill’s work has focused on the molecular virology of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and played a key role in establishing the International Coalition to Eliminate Hepatitis B (ICE-HBV), in partnership with Professor Stephen Locarnini at VIDRL and Professor Fabien Zoulim at France’s National Agency for AIDS Research (ANRS). 

A Principal Research Fellow at the Department of Microbiology at the University of Melbourne, Professor Revill is also an executive member of the Australian Centre for HIV and Hepatitis Virology, a member of the Australian Centre for Hepatitis Virology, the Australian Virology Society and the Victorian Infection and Immunity Network.

The Doherty Institute congratulates Professor Revill, and Doherty Institute collaborators, supporters and friends recognised for their service to Australia in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours.