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In Australia hepatitis C infection predominately infects people who inject drugs. Direct acting antiviral therapy can cure the infection in around...

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the sixth most common cancer and incidence is increasing worldwide, including in Australia. Currently, people with...
Supervisor: Dr Joseph Doyle

Multi-drug resistance in Gram-negative bacteria (MDR-GNB) is a global health challenge that threatens many medical advances. Infections caused by MDR...
Supervisor: Dr Nenad Macesic

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the most significant and immediate threats to health in Australia and globally. As an Infectious Diseases...
Supervisor: Dr Nenad Macesic

Hepatitis B infection affects over 257 million people worldwide and is a major public health issue. Without timely treatment, chronic hepatitis B...
Supervisor: Dr Joseph Doyle

Hepatitis C affects over 230,000 people in Australia. Currently only 1–2% of people with chronic HCV are treated annually. In 2016, the World Health...
Supervisor: Dr Joseph Doyle

Hepatitis C affects over 230,000 people in Australia. Currently only 1–2% of people with chronic HCV are treated annually. In 2016, the World Health...
Supervisor: Dr Joseph Doyle

Klebsiella pneumoniae is a ubiquitous bacterium that can inhabit a broad variety of host and environmental niches; from the human gut, to companion...
Supervisor: Dr Kelly Wyres

BACKGROUND The threat of antimicrobial resistant pathogens is a growing and present danger in modern life. The Klebsiella pneumoniae species complex...
Supervisor: Dr Kelly Wyres

Over 2.4 million surgeries are performed annually in Australia and up to 15% of these procedures are complicated by infections involving the wound (...
Supervisor: Dr Trisha Peel

The availability of new direct-acting antiviral (DAA) treatment for hepatitis C has led to global targets to eliminate the public health impact of...
Supervisor: Dr Joseph Doyle

Hepatitis B infection affects over 257 million people worldwide and is a major public health issue. Without timely treatment, chronic hepatitis B...
Supervisor: Dr Joseph Doyle

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an urgent global health challenge that threatens our healthcare system and many of the advances of modern medicine...
Supervisor: Dr Nenad Macesic

During the COVID-19 epidemic in Victoria, many parts of the healthcare system were changed. Patient flows, such as which wards patients are admitted...
Supervisor: Dr Michael Lydeamore