About AID

Established in 2011, the Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre is a multidisciplinary network based at The University of Queensland, and the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.

Mission and Goals


Utilize leading technologies to identify, understand and prevent infectious disease.


• Investigate the mechanisms by which infectious agents cause disease.

• Develop therapeutics and vaccines to prevent infectious disease.

• Translate our discoveries to improve human health.

• Provide an emergency response resource for outbreak management.