Jen Kok

Dr Jen Kok is a medical virologist, infectious diseases physician and clinical microbiologist. He was a collaborator with the former APPRISE Centre of Research Excellence.

Dr Kok supervises the virology laboratory of Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services at ICPMR, Westmead Hospital. This reference laboratory is a WHO National Influenza Centre. Dr Kok is also a member of the Public Health Laboratory Network of Australia.

His research and clinical interests include respiratory viruses, viral infections of public health significance, emerging viral infections, infections in immunocompromised hosts and antiviral resistance. He is also actively involved in laboratory and clinical trials investigating innovative laboratory diagnostic methods and novel therapeutic agents.