Professor Cameron Simmons

Professor Cameron Simmons


Director, Institute of Vector-Borne Disease / Director, Impact Assessment, World Mosquito Program
Monash University
Elected in 2017
Citation on election

Professor Cameron Simmons is an internationally recognised infectious disease scientist who has made an outstanding contribution to the understanding of dengue. He has been at the forefront of developing and testing novel approaches to improve individual patient outcomes through better diagnosis, prognosis and testing of new treatment options. As Director of Impact Assessment in the Eliminate Dengue Program, he is leading clinical and epidemiological research into Wolbachia for the biocontrol of dengue and Zika. His expertise in the field is recognised through appointments to technical committees at WHO, invitations to international meetings and advisory roles to academic and private sector entities.


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