AID Overview


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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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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Funding fights antibiotic resistance

University of Queensland research into antibiotic resistance links between nursing homes and hospitals has received a $1.8 million government funding boost.... read more

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The Neglected Tropical Disease movement, and the public health case for scabies control

AID-Eureka Prize Seminar on 28 March... read more

Sepsis: The silent killer that takes 5,000 Australian lives each year

Each year, the deadly disease takes 5,000 Australian lives - more than one person every two hours.... read more

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