Anthony Kelleher

Omicron-adapted COVID-19 boosters will likely be available in several countries before the end of the year

Several countries are preparing to distribute Omicron-adapted COVID-19 boosters. What does this mean for Australia?

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Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard speaks of how addressing inequitable access to advances in healthcare can help prevent the cracks of inequality in society.

Health research

NSW Health’s Round Six of the Prevention Research Support Program will fund research on infectious diseases, drug and alcohol use and primary health care.

Inside a lab at the Kirby Institute

The Kirby Institute and the School of Population Health at UNSW Sydney receive grants from the highly competitive Medical Research Future Fund.

Alberto Ospina Stella in the Kirby Institute’s PC3 containment lab

Investigating the virus’ lifespan, creating safe virus lookalikes, and studying immunotherapy solutions are just some of the collaborative research projects happening in a high-level containment lab at UNSW Medicine’s Kirby Institute.

Coronavirus

A team of world-class researchers and project staff from UNSW Sydney has been seconded to NSW Health to join the fight against COVID-19. 

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One of the Kirby Institute's long-time champions has been appointed as its new Director and "could not be prouder" to carry on the Institute's life-saving research. 

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Infection and immunity researcher Anthony Kelleher from the Kirby Institute has been welcomed as Acting Dean of UNSW Medicine.

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Nine UNSW researchers have been elected as fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.