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Marc Pellegrini is an Infectious Diseases Physician and Scientist. His research focuses on augmenting host immunity to promote clearance of chronic overwhelming infections like HIV, Hepatitis B and C and tuberculosis.


  • –present
    Laboratory Head, Infection and Immunity Division, Walter and Eliza Hall Insitute
  • –present
    Honorary Infectious Diseases Physician, Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • –present
    Honorary Infectious Disease Physician, St Vincent's Hospital
  • –present
    Senior Researcher, University of Melboure


  • 2004 
    University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 2000 
    Royal Australasian College of Physicians, FRACP
  • 1991 
    University of Melbourne, MB BS
  • 1987 
    University of Melbourne, BSc

Research Areas

  • Infectious Agents (060502)
  • Medical Infection Agents (Incl. Prions) (110802)
  • Infectious Diseases (110309)
  • Cellular Immunology (110704)
  • Molecular Medicine (030405)