Professor James Beeson FAHMS is Deputy Director, Head of Malaria Immunity and Vaccines Laboratory, Burnet Institute. He has worked in the field of global health as a medical researcher and public health physician for over 20 years with a focus on infectious diseases and maternal and child health. Professor Beeson joined our 2022 Life as […]
Infectious disease physician and virologist Professor Sharon Lewin AO FAHMS is the 2022 recipient of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences Medal for Outstanding Female Researcher. Professor Lewin is Director of The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity and President of the International AIDS Society. She is also a Professor of Medicine […]
Professor Paul Young FAHMS discusses investigating infectious diseases and developing a pandemic vaccine in his presentation at the 2022 Queensland Clinical Sciences Symposium – Life as a Clinician-Scientist.
Watch a keynote from our 2021 annual meeting: Impact of research on the COVID-19 pandemic. A conversation with Dr Anthony Fauci OMRI, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director and Professor Sharon Lewin AO FAHMS, Director, Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity.
Professor Bala Venkatesh shares his international experiences as a clinician-researcher and discusses running clinical trials in India during the COVID-19 pandemic. He spoke at our 2021 QLD LACS event. Professor Venkatesh is Director of Intensive Care at the Wesley Hospital, Pre-Eminent specialist in Intensive Care Medicine at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Professor of Intensive […]
Associate Professor Margie Danchin: The golden ticket to COVID vaccine uptake and herd immunity (2021)
“Leap into it, find out what drives you, find out what you’re passionate about, look for those great mentors that can guide you, but always prioritise work life balance.” Associate Professor Margie Danchin, consultant paediatrician at the Royal Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor, University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. She spoke at […]
Professor Di Yu was awarded the 2021 Jian Zhou Medal in recognition of his landmark discoveries in revealing the differentiation and functions of T cells in human health and disease, research which has enabled new diagnosis and therapy for autoimmune, allergic and infectious diseases, and the improvement for vaccine efficacy. https://aahms.org/news/scientists-honoured-with-jian-zhou-medals/
Clinician scientists have been leading the charge in tackling the pandemic. At this August 2020 event we heard from some of Australia’s leading clinician-scientists about how it’s going, and the opportunities and challenges they have experienced in their research and clinical lives during the pandemic. The webinar featured renowned experts: Professor Sharon Lewin AO FAHMS Director, […]
Our clinician-scientists are using their expertise and experience to confront a once in a hundred-year global health threat and manage a public health emergency. Learn how they’re doing it in this recording of our 2020 webinar. Whether they are searching for new treatments and vaccines, advising on public health measures or addressing the broader impacts […]
The April 2020 COVID-19 webinar featured Fellows and other experts from infectious diseases, epidemiology, intensive care, mental health and economics, who discussed what can we expect over the coming weeks and months, and considered how Australia can chart a course for resilience and recovery. Panel participants Professor Sharon Lewin AO FAHMS Director, The Peter Doherty […]
Clinician-scientists can make a difference during times of great change – you may have no idea what might unfold in your career, but that’s the excitement of medicine and science. Infectious diseases expert Professor Sharon Lewin speaks in Melbourne in 2019.