Prof. Julie Simpson

Lead Investigator

Julie is Head of the Biostatistics Unit at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne and Director of the Melbourne Clinical and Translational Sciences platform. She completed her postgraduate training in statistics at the University of Cambridge (PGrad Dip) and Open University (PhD), UK.

Her primary area of research is the bridging of novel statistical and mathematical modelling approaches to inform treatment policy for malaria and her research has generated evidence that has led to revised dosing recommendations for antimalarial regimens and improved sampling designs for antimalarial pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic studies.


Institutional profile:
University of Melbourne