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
The Influence of Chronic Infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis on the Development of Protective Memory T cell Responses +
Interaction of viral and tuberculosis infections in the lung
Role of LIGHT in the immunological control of cancer
+ indicates the opportunity is full and unavailable.