Jon Iredell

Westmead Institute for Medical Research

Jon Iredell is a physician and microbiologist based at Westmead Hospital and the University of Sydney. His research group works on infections in the critically ill and in antimicrobial resistance and has been continuously funded by the Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council for more than 15 years. Recent work in the laboratory has focused on new solutions for antimicrobial resistant infections, including plasmid displacement approaches and bacteriophage therapy.

Formal affiliations are (1) Conjoint Professor of Medicine and Microbiology, Sydney Medical School and Sydney ID, (2) Director of Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research and (3) Senior Pathologist, NSW Pathology and Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research.