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Dr Bart Currie

Head of the Infectious Diseases Department, Royal Darwin Hospital
Menzies School of Health Research
John Matthews Building (Bld 58), Royal Darwin Hospital Campus, Rocklands Dve
Casuarina NT, 0810
Tel: (08) 8922 8056


Dr Bart Currie is Head of the Infectious Diseases Department at Royal Darwin Hospital, Professor in Medicine at the Northern Territory Medical Program, and theme leader in the Global and Tropical Health Division at Darwin's Menzies School of Health Research.

His wide range of interests includes clinical and epidemiological aspects of tropical and emerging infections, the development of treatment guidelines, and clinical toxinology.

Bart has attracted international attention for his work on the bacteria that cause the disease melioidosis, which lives in soils and muddy water in the Northern Territory, the Kimberley region of WA, tropical North Queensland, and South-East Asia.


Last updated: 20 April 2012
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