Army Malaria Institute (AMI)
Australian Government - Department of Defence
The AMI is a world-recognised centre for malaria research and training with expertise and research programs in: drug resistance and diagnostics, drug evaluation, clinical studies and surveillance, vector surveillance and control, and arbovirology. The AMI supports the development of vaccines and diagnostic technologies that will reduce the threat of arthropod borne viral diseases. Current projects include: dengue epidemiology; genetics and evolution of mosquito borne viruses; Ross River virus vaccine clinical trial; clinical research on antimalarial drugs and vaccines against Japanese encephalitis and dengue. AMI collaborates with major Australian and international organisations including: the University of Queensland; Queensland University of Technology; James Cook University, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute; the World Health Organisation and the US Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.
Key science sectors
Strengths and capabilities
- drug resistance and diagnostics
- drug evaluation
- clinical studies and trials
- vector surveillance and control
Facilities and major equipment
- Army Malaria Institute Laboratory, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
Number of research staff
20-100 research staff
Gallipolli Barracks, Enoggera QLD 4051
- Part of national organisation – Government
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