Associate Professor Steven Tong is an infectious diseases physician with the Victorian Infectious Diseases Service and Co-Head of the Translational and Clinical Research and Indigenous Health cross-cutting disciplines at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity. He is a collaborator on a project in the clinical and infection prevention pillar of APPRISE.
Associate Professor Tong’s research interests include skin pathogens (Staphylococcus aureus, Group A Streptococcus), hospital infections, Indigenous health, viral hepatitis and influenza.
- A model of population dynamics with complex household structure and mobility: implications for transmission and control of communicable diseases
- Breadth of concomitant immune responses underpinning viral clearance and patient recovery in a non-severe case of COVID-19
- High burden of infectious disease and antibiotic use in early life in Australian Aboriginal communities