Prof Tony Cunningham AO

Prof Tony Cunningham AO

Biography

Professor Anthony Cunningham AO, FAHMS, MD, FRACP, FRCPA is an infectious diseases physician, clinical virologist and scientist. He is Director, Centre for Virus Research at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research (WIMR); Director, Australian Centre for HIV and Hepatitis Virology Research (ACH2); and Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney. Tony built up the NSW State Reference Laboratory in Virology in the mid-1980s before assuming directorship of WIMR in 1996. He was awarded Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2010 for ‘service to medicine, particularly in the field of viral research and through the development of leadership of medical and biomedical research’, and in 2015, was elected as an inaugural Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. Tony is the lead author of the ‘Vaccines for COVID-19’ paper, commissioned from the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences and is a longstanding consultant for Seqirus, Merck and GSK on vaccines in the ageing and for shingles and herpes. Since stepping down from the WIMR director role, he has continued his research on a NHMRC Senior Investigator Grant and become immersed in COVID-19 research, amongst other advisory positions including the NSW COVID Vaccines Committee.

Resources

Podcasts
Podcasts | Lectures

The New Herpes Zoster Vaccine – Lecture

Prof Tony Cunningham AO | Created on 26 May 2021
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Podcasts | Lectures

Adult Vaccination – Updates, Developments & New Zoster Jab – Lecture 1 CPD Point

Prof Tony Cunningham AO | Created on 17 March 2021
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Monographs
Monographs

Update on Herpes Zoster

This article discusses herpes zoster, the condition and its complications as well as the benefits, risks and challenges ... View more
A/Prof John Litt AM | Created on 05 December 2017
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Videos
Videos | Lectures

Closing the Gap in Adult and Older Person’s Vaccination

A/Prof John Litt, The Annual Women's and Children's Health Update 2019 View more
A/Prof John Litt AM | Created on 03 March 2019
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