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 (4)

Current (4)

  • Burnet Microbiome Initiative

  • Evaluating a highly sensitive rapid malaria diagnostic in PNG

  • Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies

  • HMHB: The impact of nutrition, malaria and STIs on pregnant women and infants

Publications (28)

2018 (1)

2017 (3)

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 (14)

2018 (6)

2017 (3)

2016 (4)

2015 (1)