Researcher

Associate Professor Gail Matthews

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Biography

Gail Matthews is a physician dual trained in both Infectious Diseases and HIV/sexual health. She is an Associate Professor in the Viral Hepatitis Clinical Research Program at the Kirby Institute and a clinical academic in HIV/Infectious Diseases at St Vincent’s Hospital. She is a UNSW Scientia Fellow and holds an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship. Her particular interests are in HIV/ viral hepatitis co-infection. She completed her PhD in...view more

Gail Matthews is a physician dual trained in both Infectious Diseases and HIV/sexual health. She is an Associate Professor in the Viral Hepatitis Clinical Research Program at the Kirby Institute and a clinical academic in HIV/Infectious Diseases at St Vincent’s Hospital. She is a UNSW Scientia Fellow and holds an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship. Her particular interests are in HIV/ viral hepatitis co-infection. She completed her PhD in 2009 on therapeutic strategies in HIV/HBV coinfection.

Research Interests:
General areas of interest include therapeutic research in the fields of viral hepatitis (hepatitis B and hepatitis C) and HIV, with a particular focus on indiviuals with viral hepatitis/ HIV coinfection. Specific areas of research interest include acute hepatitis C infection, antiviral resistance and HIV-HBV coinfection.

Broad Research Areas:
HIV - AIDS, Clinical Research, Infectious Diseases, Gastrointestinal Diseases

Qualifications:
MBChB, MRCP (UK), FRACP, PhD

Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
Australian Society of Infectious Diseases (ASID), Australian Socitey for HIV Medicine (ASHM), Fellow Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Member Royal College of Physicians UK (London)

Specific Research Keywords:
Viral hepatitis, Viral Hepatitis B & C, HIV/AIDS, Antiviral resistance, Clinical Research


My Awards

NHMRC CDF Level 1 2013

NHMRC CDF Level 2 2019

UNSW Scientia Fellow 2019

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