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Professor Michael Good


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  • Principal Research Leader, Professor Michael F. Good AO heads the Laboratory of Vaccines for the Developing World, Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University on the Gold Coast, Queensland. He is the past Chairman of the National Health and Medical Research Council, Director of the Queensland Institute of Medical Research and President of the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI). Professor Good’s interests are in the field of immunity and immunopathogenesis to malaria and group A streptococcus/ rheumatic fever, with particular relevance to the development of vaccines. In 2008 Professor Good was awarded an Order of Australia for his services to medical research and in 2009 he received the Eureka Prize for Leadership. In 2010, Professor Good was a recipient of the Queensland Greats Awards. Professor Good was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (FAHMS) in 2015.