Professor Stephen Kent

Professor Stephen Kent

About:
Professor Kent is currently a Professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology at The University of Melbourne. He is a trained as an infectious diseases physician, immunologist and HIV vaccine scientist in Melbourne and the USA. As a physician-scientist he is national leader in developing and testing HIV vaccines and is internationally recognised in this important field. He developed and manages a biologically secure facility to test promising HIV vaccines, one of very few in the Southern hemisphere.  Dr Kent remains active in infectious diseases clinical medicine at the Alfred Hospital and Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, caring for people with HIV/AIDS and assisting in the clinical development of new vaccine strategies.

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