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Dr Kasha Priya Singh

Dr Kasha Priya Singh

Dr Kasha Priya Singh

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Infectious Diseases Physician
Immunology, Viral Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections, Host Pathogens Interactions
Translational and Clinical Research
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 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