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Dr Janine Trevillayan

Dr Janine Trevillayan

Dr Janine Trevillayan

(03) 9496 6678 |

Head, Clinical Virology and HIV Services, Austin Health
Immunology, Viral Infectious Diseases, HIV
Education & Professional Development, Translational and Clinical Research
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL), Doherty Department, Department of Infectious Diseases
Lab Group(s):
Lewin Group

Dr Janine Trevillyan is Head of Clinical Virology and HIV Services at Austin Health, and holds an honorary appointment at the Doherty Institute in the Department of Infectious Diseases. She is an infectious diseases physician and clinical researcher whose work focuses on understanding and preventing HIV-associated comorbidities and in particular cardiovascular disease. She completed a PhD through Monash University and then went on to a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles, Clinical AIDS Research and Education centre. She’s an active member of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group  and elected member of its inflammation transformative science group committee. Janine is currently investigating methods of reducing cardiovascular risk in people living with HIV.

  • Key Achievements
    • Janine is the recipient of a competitive National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) early career fellowship and was the Australian representative at the Young Physician Leaders program in Berlin, Germany. She has received multiple investigator and top researcher prizes from national and international societies and the Victorian Government Public Health Care Award for innovation as part of the Alfred Health Antimicrobial Stewardship team. Janine has published widely in the areas of clinical virology and HIV-associated co-morbidities, been invited to speak at numerous national and international conferences and is a key contributor to Australian HIV managemnet guidelines committees. 

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    Research Groups
    • Lewin Group

      The main focus of the Lewin group is to understand why HIV infection persists on antiretroviral therapy, to develop new strategies to eliminate latency and to define the biological determinants of immune reconstitution and factors that drive liver disease in HIV-hepatitis B virus co-infection.

      Lab Team

      Lewin Group

      • Dr Jasminka Sterjovski
        Research Manager
      • Dr Jennifer Audsley
        Post-doctoral Research Fellow
      • Dr Jenny Anderson
        Post-doctoral Research Fellow
      • Dr Vanessa Evans
        Post-doctoral Research Fellow
      • Dr Jori Symons
        Post-doctoral Research Fellow
      • Dr Jennifer Zerbato
        Post-doctoral Research Fellow
      • Ajantha Rhodes
        Lab Manager
      • Surekha Tennakoon
        Research Officer
      • Ashanti Dantanarayana
        Research Assistant
      • Dr Kasha Singh
        PhD student
      • Dr Matthew Pitman
        PhD student
      • Youry Kim
        PhD student
      • Zuwena Richardson
        PhD student
      • Haoming Liu
        PhD Student
      • Rachel Pascoe
        PhD Student
      • Jared Stern
        PhD Student
      • Wei Zhao
        Research Fellow
      • Socheata Chea
        Clinical Research Support and Systems Administrator
      • Carolin Tumpach
        Research Support Officer