Medical Research. Practical Action. Share our passion and commitment to improve the health of vulnerable communities in Australia and overseas.
|Mission||Medical Research*Practical Action underpins our mission of achieving better health for vulnerable communities in Australia and internationally by accelerating the translation of research, discovery and evidence into sustainable health solutions.|
Led by internationally-renowned malaria researcher, Professor Brendan Crabb AC, we have more than 400 research scientists and public health experts involved in groundbreaking discoveries and public health programs at Burnet.
|Founded||Burnet Institute was founded in 1986 and merged with the Austin Research Institute in 2006.|
Our laboratory research programs focus on:
- Infectious diseases - HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, hepatitis C and sexually transmitted infections
- Vaccine development and therapies for infectious diseases, cancers and auto-immune diseases.