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whoflu@influenzacentre.org


Early recognition and response to influenza

Prof Patrick Reading
Honorary Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Melbourne

Patrick Reading is the Educator at the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza holds an honorary position as an Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Melbourne. At the University, Patrick leads a team of researchers investigating how the body first recognises and responds to infections with respiratory viruses.

For more information, see Patrick's departmental webpage.


Immune response and influenza group
Antivirals and animal influenzas group
Epidemiology group