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Professor David Burgner
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Professor David Burgner is a paediatric infectious diseases clinician scientist. With a rich history of research and training in the UK Professor Burgner became the first and only infectious diseases paediatrician in Western Australia from 2002 until 2010. Soon after this he relocated to Melbourne to join the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute. Here he shares the impact of his research as Leader of MCRI’s Infection and Immunity Group.
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