- Burnet Institution
- AC, Director and CEO
Research scientist Professor Brendan Crabb’s expertise is in the study of infectious diseases, particularly those affecting the developing world. The primary driver for his research is the development of a malaria vaccine and the identification of new drugs to prevent and treat malaria. Professor Crabb is the Immediate-Past President of the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI), and Chair of the Victorian Chapter. He holds Professorial appointments at The University of Melbourne and Monash Universities and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. He was awarded a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) in the 2015 Australia Day Honours for his contributions to medical research and global health.