Meet our panel of medical specialists

Research Review Australia works with over 70 local medical specialists to select and advise on the most important research from around the world. They advise on what really matters, what impact it has on local healthcare and what we need to do in our daily practice to accomodate new skills and knowledge. Select a category below to see more about each of our expert advisors.

Professor Stephen Kent

Professor Stephen Kent

Professor Stephen Kent trained as an infectious diseases physician and viral immunologist in Melbourne and the USA. He is a National Health and Medical Research Council Senior Principal Research Fellow. Stephen heads a lab studying immunity to HIV, Influenza, COVID-19 and other variable and difficult to vaccinate against viruses. Several vaccine concepts tested in his lab have shown sufficient promise to progress into human clinical trials. Stephen remains active in infectious diseases clinical medicine at the Alfred Hospital and Melbourne Sexual Health Centre. He is proud to lead a team of gifted scientists studying viral immunity. He is proud to lead a team of gifted scientists studying viral immunity... read more »

Professor Tania Sorrell AM, FAHMS

Professor Tania Sorrell AM, FAHMS

Professor Tania Sorrell is Professor of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Co-Director of the University of Sydney Institute for Infectious Diseases and Director of the NSW Biocontainment Centre. She is one of the NSW and National leaders in research and clinical responses to COVID-19. Prof Sorrell chairs the COVID Expert Committee of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences and has served on the national Genomics Health Futures Mission Expert Advisory Committee (2019-21), state and national advisory committees in Infectious Diseases (including COVID-19) and therapeutics and the Research and Human Ethics Committees of the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia... read more »