Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre Eureka Prize for Infectious Diseases Research

AIDR Eureka Prize ID Research J_Hocking

Pictured from left: Professor Christopher Fairley, Associate Professor Eric Chow, Professor Marcus Chen, Professor Jane Hocking (CEB), Professor Deborah Williamson and Professor Catriona Bradshaw Monash University and University of Melbourne

Rapid rises in sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are a growing concern internationally. Discoveries made by this team have informed new treatment guidelines and prevention strategies. Their research also established the role of saliva in transmission of STIs and pioneered resistance guided therapy – tailoring antibiotics to individuals to improve cure rates.

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