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.
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