Professor Warwick Britton
Bosch Professor of Medicine and Professor of Immunology
D06 - Blackburn Building
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Professor Britton is the Head of the Discipline of Infectious Diseases & Immunology and the Mycobacterial Research Program in the Centenary Institute of Cancer Medicine & Cell Biology, where he studies the immunological control of tuberculosis and new vaccine strategies to control this major human infection.
Current national competitive grants*
Design, development and analysis of new tuberculosis drugs
West N, Britton W, Payne R
National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant ($702,165 over 3 years)
Impact of Influenza A infection on T cell-mediated immunity to pulmonary tuberculosis.
Britton W, Triccas J, Florido Pereira Da Costa M, Stambas J
National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant ($471,299 over 3 years)
A new direction for TB control in highly endemic countries: a RCT of active case finding
Marks G, Britton W, Sy D, Nhung N, Wood J
NHMRC Project Grant ($1,296,645 over 5 years)
Immunity Infection Genomics Consortium
Cornall R, Bell S, Goodnow C, Lathrop M, Britton W, Vinuesa C
Wellcome Trust (UK) Research Support ($1,847,005 over 5 years)
* Grants administered through the University of Sydney
PhD and Masters' project opportunities
Novel delivery systems for the development of tuberculosis vaccines
Interaction of viral and tuberculosis infections in the lung
What determines memory T cell responses following immunisation for tuberculosis?