Dr Nick Scott and his team use maths to outsmart deadly infectious diseases and save vulnerable lives.
- Maternal and Child Health
- Disease Elimination
- Behaviours and Health Risks
- Health Security (Expansion Program)
- Healthy Ageing (Expansion Program)
Research focussed on immunity, vaccines, new treatments and clinical studies of malaria.
Blood-borne viruses cause major health problems in low and middle income countries, yet the most vulnerable people often can’t access effective treatments.
Malaria is a devastating parasitic disease that is becoming resistant to current medicines so new treatments need to be developed for future use.
Adolescents and young adults have many unmet needs for health care and often face significant barriers accessing care.
There is an unmet need for new and/or improved tests for many diseases that predominantly affect disadvantaged populations.
A team of researchers and project staff aiming to define the major causes of poor maternal, newborn and infant care in PNG.
Researching and developing new and more effective interventions to improve the health of vulnerable communities.
Understanding malaria dynamics in populations is key to implementing effective public health control measures.
Women and children continue to die and suffer significant illness from preventable causes.
Using mathematical, epidemiological and economic models to inform better public health and resource allocation decisions.
Accelerating towards elimination of vector-borne diseases such as malaria and lymphatic filariasis requires new approaches to diagnosis, surveillance and intervention.
Discovery of new drug targets for antiretroviral therapy and prevention.
To achieve better health for vulnerable communities in Australia and internationally by accelerating the translation of research, discovery and evidence into sustainable health solutions.
85 Commercial Road, Melbourne
VIC, 3004, Australia
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