Professor Robert Booy
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Robert Booy is Head of Clinical Research at NCIRS. His research interests extend from understanding the genetic basis of susceptibility to, and severity of, infectious diseases, especially influenza and invasive disease caused by encapsulated organisms; the clinical, public health, social and economic burden of these diseases; and means by which to prevent or control serious infections through vaccines, drugs and non-pharmaceutical measures.

Prof Booy is developing a research program and research capacity in clinical vaccine research focusing on children, and the frail elderly.

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Associated Stream
Migrant, traveller and refugee health
Neonatal, Parental vaccination strategies