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.

Associate Professor David Whiley (NHMRC CDF)

David Whiley

Associate Professor David Whiley is a principal research fellow at the UQ Centre for Clinical Research, The University of Queensland and is also employed as a research scientist at Pathology Queensland.

Much of his work is aimed at enhancing the capacity of clinical laboratories to diagnose, identify and characterise pathogens, with a particular research emphasis on sexually transmitted infections and antimicrobial resistance.

In recent years A/Prof Whiley has been leading the NHMRC-funded Gonorrhoea Resistance Assessment via Nucleic Acid Detection (GRAND) studies that aim to enhance gonorrhoea antimicrobial resistance surveillance and treatment strategies, particularly in remote settings.

 

Publications by David Whiley