Gail Matthews trained as an HIV/sexual health specialist in London and subsequently as an Infectious diseases Physician in Australia. She currently holds a position as a clinical academic in HIV/Infectious Diseases at St Vincent’s Hospital and is a senior lecturer in the Viral Hepatitis Clinical Research Program. She has a particular interest in HIV/ viral hepatitis coinfection and completed her PhD on therapeutic strategies in HIV/HBV coinfection.
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
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