Professor Ian Barr is Deputy Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza. He was a collaborator with the former APPRISE Centre of Research Excellence.
Professor Barr’s focus has been on biological research and development in academic institutions and at CSL Limited. Research areas have included vaccine development, mucosal immunology, adjuvants, cancer therapeutics, immune system development and diagnostics.
- Where has all the influenza gone? The impact of COVID-19 on the circulation of influenza and other respiratory viruses, Australia, March to September 2020
- Respiratory illness in a piggery associated with the first identified outbreak of swine influenza in Australia: Assessing the risk to human health and zoonotic potential
- Divergent human origin influenza viruses detected in Australian swine populations