Dr Tanya Applegate is a Senior Lecturer in the Viral Hepatitis and Clinical Research Program at the Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia and leads the Hepatitis C research laboratory team. The HCV research laboratory is responsible for managing all clinical samples from VHCRP-driven clinical trials and cohorts, and also facilitates all translational research conducted on these samples, including original research within the lab. The HCV laboratory team has a strong interest in HCV translational research, including clinical virology, molecular epidemiology, with a particular focus on the development and implementation of molecular diagnostics to improve HCV health care among marginalised populations and those living in lower and middle-income countries.
Broad Research Areas: Virology, Clinical Research, Infectious Diseases
Specific Research Keywords: Hepatitis C virus, Virology, Clinical Research, Drug resistance