AID researchers are drawn from infectious disease experts from across QIMR and UQ who apply leading technologies to identify, understand and prevent infectious disease.
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.
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.
New protein offers hope for HIV cure
A protein has been developed in Brisbane which switches off HIV infection in cells, potentially paving the way for a cure for the deadly virus.... read more
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AID Research Excellence Awards 2017
AID researchers have been awarded AID Research Excellence Awards for outstanding work done in their respective fields ... read more
Queensland researchers unite to fight Zika
Researchers at The University of Queensland and the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute are using a $50,000 Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre grant to develop new weapons against the Zika virus. ... read more