Contacts

Doctor Philippe Boeuf

Senior Research Officer

Background

KEY PROJECTS:

  • Human malaria pathogenesis, both in children and in pregnant women
  • Mechanisms of adhesion of malaria-infected erythrocytes to placental tissue
  • Impact of malaria infection on placental functions
  • Mechanisms of fetal growth restriction in malaria in pregnancy
  • Maternal nutrition and immunity to malaria in pregnancy

COLLABORATIONS:
National collaborations

  • University of Melbourne: Professor Stephen Rogerson
  • Monash University: Professor Rod Devenish
  • Australian National University: A/Prof Alexander Maier

European collaborations

  • IRD, Paris, France: Professor Philippe Deloron, Professor Michel Cot and Dr Valerie Briand
  • Inserm/Université de Lille, France: Professor Damien Subtil
  • Centre for Medical Parasitology, Copenhagen: Professor Ali Salanti, Professor Lars Hviid, A/Prof Lea Barfod
  • University of Manchester: Dr Jocelyn Glazier

International (non-European) collaborations

  • University of Denver, Colorado: Professor Thomas Jansson
  • University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin: Professor Achille Massougbod

Appointments

  • 2012 – present: Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR)
  • 2010 – present: Victorian Infection and Immunity Network
  • 2010 – present: Australian Society for Parasitology
  • 2010 – present: Australian and New Zealand Placental Research Association (ANZPRA)
  • 2008 – present: The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • 2006 – present: International Federation of Placenta Association (IFPA)
  • 2005 – present: ARC/NHMRC Research Network for Parasitology
  • 1999 – 2000: British Society for Parasitology

Positions

  • 2005 – 2014: Senior Research Fellow, Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne
  • 2005: Post-doctoral fellow, Pasteur Institute, Paris

Qualifications

  • 2005: PhD in Immunology, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
  • 2000: Honours in Parasitology, University of Lille I and Montpellier II, Institut Pasteur, Paris
  • 1999: Bachelor in Cellular Biology and Physiology, University of Paris VI and University of Manchester

Awards

  • 2014: Travel Award, Australian/European Malaria Research Network (OzEMalaR)
  • 2013: Dyason Fellowship, University of Melbourne
  • 2012: Travel Award, Australian/European Malaria Research Network (OzEMalaR)
  • 2011: Travel Award, Australian/European Malaria Research Network (OzEMalaR)
  • 2011: Bursary from the Australian Academy of Science “Australia-France Symposium: Showcasing Excellence in Biomedical Research”, Canberra
  • 2010: ASP ECR Prize, 12th International Congress of Parasitology, Melbourne
  • 2007: Fellowship, ARC/NHMRC Research Network for Parasitology

Projects (2)

Current (2)

Publications (25)

2017 (1)

2016 (6)

2015 (4)

2014 (2)

2013 (4)

2012 (1)

2011 (2)

2008 (1)

  • Placental hypoxia during placental malaria.
    Philippe Boeuf, Aimee Tan, Cleofe Romagosa, Jane Radford, Victor Mwapasa, Malcolm E Molyneux, Steven R Meshnick, Nicholas H Hunt, Stephen J Rogerson
    J Infect Dis. 2008 Mar; 197(5):757-765

2007 (2)

2006 (1)

2005 (1)

News Articles (7)

2017 (2)

2016 (4)

2015 (1)