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Dr Kasha Priya Singh

Dr Kasha Priya Singh

Dr Kasha Priya Singh

0459924447 | kasha.singh@unimelb.edu.au

Position:
Infectious Diseases Physician
Theme(s):
Immunology, Viral Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections, Host Pathogens Interactions
Discipline(s):
Translational and Clinical Research
Unit(s):
The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victorian Infectious Diseases Service (VIDS), Department of Infectious Diseases
Lab Group(s):
Lewin Group

Dr Kasha Singh is an infectious diseases physician with a wide range of interests including public and refugee health and translational research. Dr Singh worked in the UK for 10 years, completing a HIV fellowship at Chelsea and Westminster Foundation Trust in London. Whilst based in London, Dr Singh was also involved in running international clinical trials of tuberculosis treatment with the MRCP/UCL, including capacity development and education. Dr Singh is interested in persistent infections and the public health impact and management of infectious diseases, particularly HIV, hepatitis B and tuberculosis.

  • Key Achievements
    • Dr Kasha Singh has a joint undergraduate degreemm, MBBS with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Philosophy and Asian Studies. Dr Singh completed a Masters in Public health and has a Diploma in HIV medicine from the UK.

    Research Groups
    • Lewin Group

      The focus of the Lewin group is to understand why HIV infection persists on antiretroviral therapy and to develop new strategies to eliminate latency. The lab also researches factors that drive liver disease in HIV-hepatitis B virus co-infection. The lab is also actively involved in COVID in relation to pathogenesis, the use of primary tissue models, and developing therapeutics using gene editing strategies.


      Lab Team

      Lewin Group

      • Senior Research Fellow
      • Senior Research Fellow
      • Dr Wei Zhao
        Research Fellow
      • Dr Chris Chiu
        Research Fellow
      • Dr Youry Kim
        Research Fellow
      • Dr Stan Kan
        Research Fellow
      • Dr Jill Lau
        Clinical Research Fellow
      • Clinical Research Liason Officer
      • Dr Judy Chang
        Research Systems Administrator
      • Dr Catherine Kennedy
        Research Coordinator
      • Research Coordinator
      • Ajantha Rhodes
        Lab Manager
      • Carolin Tumpach
        Research Support Officer
      • Rosalyn Cao
        Research Support Officer
      • Danielle Fong
        Research Support Officer
      • Abigail Tan
        Research Support Officer
      • Dr Kasha Singh
        PhD student/Clinician
      • Jared Stern
        PhD Candidate
      • Rachel Pascoe
        PhD Candidate
      • Paula Cevaal
        PhD Candidate
      • Haoming Liu
        PhD Candidate
      • Kiho Tanaka
        PhD Candidate
      • Rory Sepherd
        PhD Candidate
      • Lauren Wallace
        Honours Student
      • Bridget Fisher
        Honours Student
      • Associate Professor Edwina Wright
        Clinical Affiliate
      • Dr James McMahon
        Clinical Affiliate
      • Head, Clinical Virology and HIV Services, Austin Health
      • Associate Professor Thomas Rasmussen
        Clinical Affiliate