Bridget Barber

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Bridget Barber is an Infectious Diseases Physician, Principal Research Fellow at Menzies School of Health Research, and Head of Clinical Research in the Clinical Tropical Medicine Group at QIMR-Berghofer. She completed her infectious diseases training in 2010, and during 2010 – 2013 undertook a PhD with Menzies School of Health Research which involved establishing a clinical research site in Sabah, Malaysia, and leading a prospective study to evaluate comparative epidemiological and clinical features of patients with knowlesi, falciparum and vivax malaria. With ACREME she will continue to study the burden of knowlesi malaria in Sabah as Malaysia approaches elimination of the human-only Plasmodium species, in addition to investigating comparative pathophysiological mechanisms of disease from severe falciparum, vivax and knowlesi malaria.