Kirby Institute

Dr Anthony Fauci

During the inaugural David Cooper Lecture, Dr Anthony Fauci shared fascinating insights into the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 80s, the global response to COVID-19 and the politics of anti-vaxxers.

nanopore device

A team of leading Sydney researchers is pioneering the use of a fast genomic sequencing technology to help determine the source of hard-to-trace coronavirus cases. 

HIV

New HIV data, released today by the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney for World AIDS Day, are a reminder for Australia to sustain its efforts in HIV prevention amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. 

people wearing facemasks queueing for coronavirus tests

Clear messaging about who needs to get tested is better than stigmatising people who are understandably worried about their health.

Young female EMS key worker doctor in front of healthcare ICU facility, wearing protective PPE face mask equipment, holding medical lab patient health check form

A new study estimates how Australian health workers’ risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection differs from that of the broader community.

COVID-19 serological study

Only a small proportion of Sydney’s population were infected by SARS-CoV-2 earlier this year, a new report co-led by UNSW’s Kirby Institute says.

Antibodies attacking SARS-CoV-2 virus, the conceptual 3D illustration for COVID-19 treatment, diagnosis and prevention

A clinical trial across 12 countries will test a potential COVID-19 treatment, using antibodies purified from plasma taken from people who have recovered from the disease.

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.

cloth masks on a clothesline

A new publication from researchers at UNSW Sydney recommends daily washing of cloth masks to reduce the likelihood of contamination and transmission of viruses like SARS-CoV-2.

UNSW Library Lawn and building

UNSW Sydney researchers have secured $5.8 million for six projects that will improve Australian public health services.

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