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.

Dr Nick West


Dr Nick West is committed to understanding the mechanisms by which Mycobacterium tuberculosis causes Tuberculosis (TB).

One in three people in the world are infected with this bacterium, resulting in approximately 4000 deaths every day.

His lab uses modern molecular genomic technologies to identify the genetic requirements causing TB, to develop new therapies and control measures.

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