Micrograph of two HIV cells, coloured blue. Credit: Stuart Turville/Kirby Institute

A world-leading health research institute

We work to eliminate infectious diseases, globally.

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  • Over 960 collaborations across 55 countries
    Working with organisations to create solutions to health challenges.

  • Awarded over $53 million for research funding in 2021
    Our external grant funding increased by 52% from 2019 to 2021.

  • 380 staff working across 13 programs
    Towards a world free of infectious disease.

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