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.

Dr Timothy Wells

Timothy Wells

Dr Timothy Wells joined the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute in 2016 as a Senior Research Fellow in Human Microbiota Research.

His research focuses on the interactions between the host immune system and Gram negative bacteria during chronic lung infection, with a specific emphasis on Pseudomonas aeruginosa in bronchiectasis and cystic fibrosis.

Dr Wells is passionate about making his research as clinically relevant as possible, with his work previously having led to novel treatment of critically ill patients.

His research uses a mixture of molecular microbiology, immunology and genomic approaches.

Publications by Timothy Wells