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Siddhartha Mahanty

Associate Professor
Doherty Institute
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life sciences & biomedicine
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Siddhartha Mahanty

Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
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Siddhartha Mahanty


Dr Siddhartha Mahanty is an infectious diseases specialist and parasitologist based in the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity at the University of Melbourne and the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He is involved in inpatient and outpatient care in infectious diseases and conducts research on malaria and intestinal helminths.

His special interest is in the regulation of immune responses to human parasites. His research career encompassed five years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta and most recently, he was a Staff Clinician at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland in the United States for 15 years before moving to the University of Melbourne in 2017. His major contributions have been in human clinical and translational research and he has conducted field studies in Africa, South America and South Asia on malaria, filarial parasites and cestodes. His research has been published in leading journals in infectious diseases. Siddhartha has teaching experience at universities in the United States (Case Western Reserve University, NIH and the CDC), Canada (McGill University, Montreal) and at the University of Melbourne.


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Scholarly Works

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Use of magnetic particles in the purification of IgM antibodies against Taenia solium.

L Agueda Perez, Yesenia Castillo, Cindy Espinoza, Luz M Toribio, Yesica Santos, Kevin S Martel, Patricia P Wilkins, Javier A Bustos, Hector H García, Yagahira E Castro-Sesquen, undefined por el Grupo de Trabajo en Cisticercosis en Perú, Grupo de Trabajo en Cisticercosis en Perú: otros miembros incluyen: Robert H. Gilman, MD, DTMH; Armando E. Gonzalez, DVM, PhD; y Victor C.W. Tsang, PhD (Coordination Board); Silvia Rodriguez, MSc; Isidro Gonzalez, MD; Herbert Saavedra, MD; Sofia Sanchez, MD; Manuel Martinez, MD (Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Neurológicas, Lima, Perú); Manuela Verastegui, PhD; Mirko Zimic, PhD; Saul Santivañez, MD, PhD; Holger Mayta, PhD; Monica Pajuelo, PhD; Gianfranco Arroyo, DVM, MSc (Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú); Maria T. Lopez, DVM, PhD; Luis Gomez, DVM; Ana Vargas, DVM; Cesar M. Gavidia, DVM, PhD (School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Perú); Luz M. Moyano, MD; Ricardo Gamboa, MSc; Claudio Muro; Percy Vichez, MSc (Cysticercosis Elimination Program, Tumbes, Perú); Seth O´Neal, MD, MPH (Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, USA); Sukwan Handali, MD; John Noh (Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, USA); Theodore E. Nash, médico; Siddhartha Mahanty, MD, PhD (NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD); Jon Friedland (Imperial College, London, UK).

Journal article  |  2020  |  Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública

The use of L protein coupled magnetic particles for the concentration and purification of immunoglobulin M (mIgM) monoclonal antib..

Honours, Awards and Fellowships


FRACP - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians





Associate Professor

Doherty Institute

Diplomate In Infectious Diseases

American Board of Internal Medicine

Diplomate In Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine


Master of Public Health (Biostatistics & Epidemiology)

University of Oklahoma

Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery

University of New South Wales