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.

Associate Professor Luregn Schlapbach (NHMRC Practitioner Fellow)

A/Prof Luregn Schlapbach is a paediatric intensivist at Lady Cilento Queensland Children`s Hospital PICU in Brisbane, and leads the Sepsis, Infection and Inflammation theme at the Paediatric Critical Care Research Group, Child Health Research Centre, 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. He is involved in several RCTs in criticically ill children.


He has been awarded a NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship on Sepsis, Infection and Inflammation, and is investigator in 4 NHMRC project grants.

 

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