The Univeristy of Melbourne The Royal Melbourne Hopspital

A joint venture between The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Our Work | Where we work

Papua New Guinea

Capacity building

National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship 
Project leaders(s): Associate Professor Kirsty BuisingProfessor Karin Thursky, Dr Rodney James
Collaborator(s): Port Moresby General Hospital

Antimicrobial use surveillance and antimicrobial stewardship capacity building.

Identifying antibody responses that protect pregnant women from malaria

Rogerson group
Project leader(s): Professor Stephen Rogerson
Collaborator(s): Institute of Medical Research (Goroka)
Funding: National Health and Medicine Research Council

We are using blood plasma and DNA collected from pregnant women in PNG to identify antibody responses and antibody gene mutations that are associated with protection from malaria in pregnant women.