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Honorary Research Associate


Professor Tobias Kollmann is a paediatric infectious diseases physician with a deep passion for making an impact at the convergence of clinical care and fundamental research. He is currently an Honorary Research Associate with the Immunology and Breast Feeding at Telethon Kids Institute.

Professor Kollmann completed both his MD and PhD at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA. He then conducted his Residency and Fellowship at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA, before joining the Paediatric Infectious Disease Division at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada in 2005. 

Professor Kollmann also is the Director of both The Precision Health Accelerator that provides complete end-to-end solutions enabling parallel multi-omic analysis, and of The Virtual Academy that brings together the world’s leading life science and data science experts.

As a member of the WHO Expert Advisory Group on Non-specific Immunological Effects of Vaccination committee, Professor Kollmann is international leader in vaccinology. He is a member on multiple NIH Review panels associated with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) including Human Immunology Project Consortium, Centres of Excellence in Translational Research and Cooperative Centres on Human Immunology.