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Prof

Sharon Lewin

Director, Peter Doherty Institute
Doherty Institute
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
humans
hiv infections
immunology
infectious diseases
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virology
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Prof

Sharon Lewin

 
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Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
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Prof

Sharon Lewin

 

Professor Sharon Lewin, Director of the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

Professor Sharon Lewin is an infectious diseases physician and scientist that is internationally renowned for her research into all aspects of HIV disease and pathogenesis. She is the inaugural director of the Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity at the University of Melbourne; consultant physician at the Alfred Hospital; and an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Practitioner Fellow.

She was previously Head, Department of Infectious Diseases, The Alfred Hospital and Monash University (2003 – 2014) and Co-head, Centre for Biomedical Research, Burnet Institute (2010-2014). Her laboratory focuses on strategies to cure HIV infection, immune reconstitution following antiviral therapy and pathogenesis of HIV-Hepatitis B co-infection. She was the local co-chair of the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) which was held in Melbourne July 2014 and was the largest health conference ever held in Australia. She is on the leadership team of the International AIDS Society’s Strategy Towards an HIV Cure and a member of the Australian Government Ministerial Advisory Committee on Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmitted Infections.

The Lewin/Cameron laboratory:
Sharon Lewin heads a research laboratory with the following research themes:
1. HIV reservoir virology:
2. Immunmodulation in HIV infection
3. HIV and HBV co-infection
4. Clinical research

Projects

Displaying the 98 most recent projects by Sharon Lewin.

98

Projects

Project Types


48

Research Contracts


48

Research Grant


2

Internal Research Grant


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 436 most recent scholarly works by Sharon Lewin.