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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RSV vaccine gets the injection it needs

A vaccine for childhood respiratory viral infections is a step closer after a University of Queensland immunopathology specialist was awarded a prestigious Children's Hospital Foundation grant.... read more

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Bacterial defence construction revealed in step forward for new antibiotics

A crucial step in the way bacteria construct their defences has been revealed by an international team, including a University of Queensland researcher.... read more

UQ researcher elected to eminent European scientific organisation

A fascination with immune cells has led to a University of Queensland researcher being elected to the prestigious European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), a body promoting excellence in life sciences.... read more

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