The Marshall Centre was founded in 2007 to celebrate the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to Professor Barry Marshall and Emeritus Professor Robin Warren.

The Centre’s principal objectives are to:

  • build the capacity to perform world-class infectious diseases research and disease surveillance
  • facilitate the development of new vaccines and diagnostic technologies for Helicobacter Pylori and other pathogens
  • facilitate postgraduate and professional training
  • provide a vehicle for public education

Advisory Board

Professor John Finlay-Jones
BScHons, PhD WAust, FAIBiol, FASM
Chair, Marshall Centre Advisory Board
Professor Barry Marshall
MB BS W.Aust., FRACP, FRS, FAA
Director, Marshall Centre
Associate Professor Charlene Kahler
Deputy Director, Marshall Centre
Professor Tony Cunningham
Executive Director, Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research
Professor Lyn Beazley
AO FTSE CIE (Aust) FACE PhD MA
Professor John Challis
Executive Director, Western Australian Health Translation Network
Professor Steven Czinn
Chair of Paediatrics, University of Maryland and Medical Centre
Professor Bruce Robinson AM
International Skills and Training Institute in Health
Dr Josephine Muir
Associate Director, Marshall Centre

Management Committee

Associate Professor Charlene Kahler
Deputy Director, Marshall Centre
Dr Josephine Muir
Associate Director, Business Transformation Marshall Centre
Dr Alfred Tay
Manager, Helicobacter Research Laboratory
Ms Elina Spina
Senior Administration Officer, Marshall Centre
Dr Mitali Sarkar-Tyson
Le Souef Fellow for Tropical Diseases, Marshall Centre
Associate Professor Chris Peacock
BSc Portsmouth, PhD Cantab., FIMLS
Associate Professor Allison Imrie
BSc Syd., PhD NSW