Established in 2011, the Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre is a multidisciplinary network based at The University of Queensland, and the Queensland Institute of Medical Research.
Professor Darrell Crawford
Darrell Crawford is Professor of Hepatology, and Head, Discipline of Medicine, The University of Queensland.
He is a clinician with 25 years of experience with past appointments to the Queensland Liver Transplant Service and Director, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Princess Alexandra Hospital.
He is a past president of the Australian Liver Association and Gastroenterological Society of Australia, and is president-elect (2013) of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver.
His research interests include therapeutics of chronic viral hepatitis, particularly hepatitis C virus infection.
He has developed a successful clinical trials unit at Greenslopes Hospital, and is a member of the protocol steering committee for national studies related to HCV in this country.