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Doctor Rose Ffrench

Principal Fellow, Head of Viral Immunology Laboratory

Background

Rosemary Ffrench is an experienced immunologist whose research interests include studying immunity to viral infections, vaccine development and immunomonitoring of human clinical trials.

She obtained her PhD in Viral Immunology at the University of Melbourne, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (USA). She spent four years at Westmead Hospital working on immunity to HIV, followed by seven years as Senior Scientist at Sydney Children’s Hospital, where her research focused on human immunity to HIV and HCV, and in HIV vaccine development and testing.

In 2004 she moved to Burnet Institute in Melbourne, where she increased her involvement in clinical and translational research, particularly in vaccine development and testing. As an NHMRC Industry Fellow she worked with Select Vaccines in development of their VLP vaccine program. During this period she also established the Burnet ImmunoMonitoring Facility to perform immunological analyses of vaccine and immunotherapies in human clinical trials.

Rose is currently Principal Fellow & Head of Viral Immunology Laboratory at Burnet Institute and has an academic position in the Department of Immunology at Monash University.

Appointments

  • 2015-current: Chief Science Officer, Scientific Advisory Board, 360biolabs

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons), Melbourne University, Victoria, Australia
  • PhD, Melbourne University, Australia

Publications (39)

2014 (2)

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News Articles (5)

2017 (1)

2014 (1)

2013 (3)

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Contact Details

Telephone

+61392822285

Email

rose.ffrench@burnet.edu.au

Program

Discipline

  • Life Sciences