AID Overview

Investigators

AID researchers are drawn from infectious disease experts from across QIMR and UQ who apply leading technologies to identify, understand and prevent infectious disease.

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Research Areas

The core AID research themes are bacterial, viral, parasitic and fungal infectious diseases afflicting humans. This microbial pathogenesis research effort brings together basic science and clinical research.

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Partners

AID links molecular microbiological and clinical expertise from the UQ Faculties of Science and Health Sciences, and UQCCR, UQCCHR, IMB, AIBN and the Diamantina Institute.

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At the end of 2016, Ash Haque's Malaria Immunology Laboratory and the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute ran a crowd-funding campaign they called

FIGHT THE BITE

At the end of 2016, Ash Haque's Malaria Immunology Laboratory and the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute ran a crowd-funding campaign they called "FIGHT THE BITE".... read more

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ASID Annual Scientific Meeting 2017

The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) will hold this year's Annual Scientific Meeting in the Blue Mountains from 29 March - 1 April. This year's theme is 'Infectious Disease into the Future', with topics including climate change, new technologies, new drugs and one health. ... read more

Queensland-led team develops effective economical Ebola treatment

An effective and economical treatment for Ebola patients has been developed by an international team led by Queensland researchers.... read more

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