Australia / New Zealand
Infectious disease expert
Professor Nigel McMillan is an infectious diseases expert, named by the Australian Science Media Centre as one of Australia’s most prominent voices of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nigel is an internationally recognised expert in the area of human papillomavirus, gene editing and gene silencing. He is interested in the infectious causes of cancer. Nearly ⅓ of all cancers are caused by viruses, bacteria and other microorganisms. He discovered the receptor for the human papillomavirus (HPV), has developed novel treatments for cancers caused by HPV, and has designed a range of novel nanoparticle delivery systems for gene silencing and editing treatments.
Nigel is the program director of infectious diseases and immunology at the Menzies Health Institute, Griffith University.
Nigel McMillan will be appearing…