Professor Denise Doolan

Professor Denise Doolan


Director of Research, Institute of Molecular Biosciences
The University of Queensland
Elected in 2022
Citation on election

Professor Denise Doolan is a Professorial Research Fellow and Acting Director of the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine at James Cook University. She is a molecular immunologist with multidisciplinary research focuses on developing therapeutics and diagnostics for infectious diseases that impact global public health.

Professor Doolan’s research has provided critical insights into multiple facets of malaria immunology, vaccine antigens, and vaccine and diagnostic platform development, extending to the more general fields of immunology, vaccinology and public health. Professor Doolan champions health and medical research and capacity development for populations in the tropics, including regional Australia.

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