Lea-Ann Kirkham

Dr, PhD Glas.

  • The University of Western Australia (M561), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Research

Dr Kirkham's research focus is on understanding the pathogenesis of bacterial respiratory infections and strategies to reduce the burden of disease, including development of improved vaccines. Current research areas include:
• Understanding the immunology and microbiology of respiratory infections in children
• Evaluation of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination schedules in at-risk populations
• Development of a bacterial therapy to prevent pathogens colonising the respiratory tract

Research expertise keywords

  • Otitis media
  • Pneumococcal disease
  • Vaccine development
  • Meningitis
  • Bacterial infections
  • Microbiology

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