Section Head, Molecular Virology Group, Division of Research and Molecular Development
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Professor Peter Revill is a senior medical scientist at the Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL), Royal Melbourne Hospital, located at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, where he heads the Hepatitis Molecular Virology laboratory. His work focuses on the molecular virology of hepatitis B virus (HBV), particularly developing novel approaches to curing HBV infection and identifying mechanisms for HBV-associated liver cancer. Peter holds honorary appointments as Principal Research Fellow in the Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, and the Department of Microbiology at Monash University.
In addition to his research interests, Peter has most recently championed the establishment of an international consortium that is facilitating coordinated approaches to HBV cure worldwide, known as the International Coalition to Eliminate Hepatitis B (ICE-HBV; www.ice-HBV.org). Peter is Chair of the ICE-HBV Governing board.