Population Health and Immunity

Population Health and Immunity

Structure of proteins in the parasite Giardia
The Population Health and Immunity division uses population-based studies to investigate the basic biology of diseases.

We have a strong focus on the epidemiology of infectious diseases such as malaria, and understanding the causes of complex diseases including diabetes and brain disorders.

Health impact

Infectious disease: filariasis, giardiasis, malaria, tuberculosis, vaccines

Immune disorders: type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, primary immune deficiencies

Other areas: brain disorders, congenital disease, personalised medicine, neurodegenerative diseases, congential disease

Division news

Division heads

Professor Melanie Bahlo

Professor Ivo Mueller

Lab heads

Associate Professor Alyssa Barry

Professor Len Harrison

Associate Professor Aaron Jex

Dr Sant-Rayn Pasricha

Dr Leanne Robinson

Professor Louis Schofield

Divison coordinator

Natalie Senzo