Stream 7 - Infectious Disease, Immunology

Infectious Disease, Immunology

This stream studies the immune system and ways of preventing infectious diseases.

Research areas include immunisation, vaccine preventable diseases, and this work informs policy regarding the spread of disease and epidemics.

Other research looks at the transmission of perinatal infections from mother to unborn child; allergic disorders, which are increasing among Australian children, and the role of viruses in infectious disease.