Wai-Hong Tham-Achievements

Wai-Hong Tham-Achievements

Selected achievements

Awards

2018 Burnet Prize

2017 David Syme Research Prize

2017 HHMI-Wellcome International Research Scholar

2013 Future Fellowship, Australian Research Council

2011 Eureka Prize for Infectious Disease Research (Cowman team)

Grants

2019 Project Grant, National Health and Medical Research Council

2018 Project Grant, National Health and Medical Research Council

2016 Project Grant, CIC National Health and Medical Research Council

2015 Innovation Grant, philanthrophic donor

2012 Project Grant, National Health and Medical Research Council

Service to the community

Scientific Advisory Board, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge

Independent Scientific Advisory Committee, MultiViVax

2016, 2017, 2018 Grant Review Panel member, National Health and Medical Research Council

2016, 2017 Editorial Board, Frontiers in Microbial Immunology

2016 Co-chair, Molecular Approaches to Malaria, Lorne, Australia

2013 Chair, Malaria Gordon Research Seminar, Lucca, Italy

Super Content: 
A/Prof Wai-Hong Tham with Mr Chris Thomas and Prof Doug Hilton

The Institute’s top accolade, the Burnet Prize, was presented to Associate Professor Wai-Hong Tham for breakthrough research that has brought the world closer to an effective new vaccine for malaria.

Hands holding a laboratory dish

Research into malaria and toxoplasmosis, and the immune response to infection benefits from Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships program.