Associate Professor Paul Griffin is the Director of Infectious Diseases at Mater Health Services in Brisbane and Associate Professor at the University of Queensland School of Medicine and Mater Research Institute. His primary research interests include clinical trials in the field of infectious diseases particularly malaria human challenge and transmission blocking studies, as well as the detection of antibiotic resistance particularly VRE in the clinical microbiology laboratory. Paul is the Principal Investigator and Medical Director at Qpharm/Nucleus Network; a specialised contract research organisation specialising in early and late phase clinical trials where he has been the principal investigator on in excess of 120 clinical trials, predominantly in Vaccines, Infectious Diseases and Malaria Human Challenge studies. Paul is also a Director and Scientific Advisory Board member of the Immunisation Coalition. Finally, as a Clinical Microbiologist he maintains an active interest in diagnostic microbiology.
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