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Professor of Medicine and Professor of Immunology, University of Sydney

Warwick Britton is Bosch Professor of Medicine and Professor of Immunology at the University of Sydney and head of the Mycobacterial Research Program at the Centenary Institute. He has a longstanding interest in the immunology and control of tuberculosis and leprosy, having worked in Nepal for seven years. His studies include the development novel vaccines against tuberculosis, the dissection of cellular immune responses to mycobacteria and their antigens, and the genetic analysis of host immune responses to infection. With Professor G Marks, he participates in a collaborative project with the National Tuberculosis Program in Hanoi to help improve tuberculosis control in Vietnam. He is Principal Investigator on a recently awarded NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence for: Tuberculosis Control: from Discovery to Public Health Policy and Practice.


  • 2000–present
    Professor of Medicine, The University of Sydney
  • 1990–2000
    Senior Lecturer, The University of Sydney


  • 2015 
    Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, FAHMS
  • 1994 
    Royal College of Pathologists Australasia, FRCPA
  • 1988 
    Royal College of Physicians London, FRCP
  • 1986 
    The University of Sydney, PhD
  • 1980 
    Royal Australasian College of Physicians, FRACP