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Dr George Mnatzaganian

Dr George Mnatzaganian

Dr George Mnatzaganian

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Viral Infectious Diseases
Public Health
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL), WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis
Lab Group(s):
Cowie Group

George Mnatzaganian is a clinical epidemiologist, a methodologist with advanced quantitative research skills and experience in analysing large, linked datasets and routinely collected hospital and administrative data. George’s Bachelor and Master degrees were from the Hebrew University, Israel and his PhD in Epidemiology was from the University of Adelaide. George’s has generated research income of AUS$1.84 million. He has over 55 publications in peer-reviewed journals. George’s Google Scholar h-index is 22.

Current appointments:

  • Epidemiologist – The Doherty Institute
  • Senior Lecturer – La Trobe University

Current professional memberships

  • International Epidemiological Association
  • Australasian Epidemiological Association
  • Publications
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    • Liver cancer prevention: linking viral hepatitis diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes

      This data linkage project examines the burden of viral hepatitis and associated adverse outcomes in Victoria, and the uptake and effectiveness of interventions such as antiviral treatment and liver cancer surveillance of reducing the impact of these infections.

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    Research Groups
    • Cowie Group

      Ben’s group focuses on viral hepatitis epidemiological research. The team undertakes a broad range of activities supporting local, national and global control of viral hepatitis, through surveillance, treatment and prevention initiatives, and training and regional capacity building. 

      Lab Team

      Cowie Group