Research Areas

AID undertakes research on parasite, viral, bacterial and fungal infectious diseases, and brings together basic sciences, clinical research and technological expertise where both UQ and QIMR have strengths.

Associate Professor Luregn Schlapbach

A/Prof Luregn Schlapbach is a paediatric intensivist at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital PICU in Brisbane, and leads the Sepsis, Infection and Inflammation theme at the Paediatric Critical Care Research Group, Mater Research Institute, University of Queensland.

Dr Schlapbach`s research has focused on inflammation and infections in critically ill neonates and children, including aspects such as epidemiology, immunology and sepsis markers, outcomes and genomics in this highly vulnerable patient group.

He is interested in improving our understanding of why some children become critically unwell because of infections, and in developing better approaches to allow early recognition and targeted treatment of severe infections in children.

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