Julie Simpson


Professor Julie Simpson is Head of Biostatistics and Deputy Head of the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne, and leader of the biostatistics node of the Melbourne Clinical and Translational Sciences Platform. She was awarded a NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship (2016-20). Her primary area of research is the bridging of novel statistical and mathematical modelling approaches to inform treatment policy for malaria and she has been an advisor to WHO, Medicines for Malaria Venture and the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network regarding dosing regimens for current and new antimalarial drugs.

Within ACREME, Julie will lead the pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modelling in research theme 3 (determining safe and effective antimalarial treatments), supervise the development of standardised data management procedures, appraise all statistical analysis plans, and co-lead the training program with CI Archie Clements.

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  • Dr David Price, Senior Research Fellow
  • Dr Megha Rajasekhar, Research Fellow
  • Dr Alistair McLean, Research Fellow
  • Dr Sophie Zaloumis, Senior Research Fellow
  • Dr Rob Moss, Senior Research Fellow
  • Peixuan Li, Research Assistant
  • Niamh Meagher, Research Fellow
  • Peta Edler, Research Assistant
  • Jeyamalar T Thurai Rathnam, PhD Candidate
  • Meg Tully, PhD Candidate

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