Edwina Wright

Assoc Professor

  • Department of Infectious Diseases, The Alfred and Central Clinical School, Monash University



  • Level 2, Burnet Institute, 85 Commercial Road



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1990 …2022

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Personal profile


Associate Professor Wright is an infectious diseases physician who specialises in HIV medicine and HIV clinical research in the Department of Infectious Diseases, Alfred Hospital, Monash Central Clinical School. She is also Honorary Principal Fellow and Co-Head HIV Elimination Program, Burnet Institute and Honorary Associate Professor, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity.

Associate Professor Wright’s clinical research interests include HIV prevention involving pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and early HIV treatment, HIV cure and HIV- associated neurological disorders. Dr Wright has led national and international clinical trials including a large PrEP trial in Australia, which enrolled over 5,000 participants. Dr Wright has published over 60 papers including articles published in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA and JAMA Internal.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Honorary Principal Fellow , Burnet Institute (Australia)

2017 → …

Adjunct Associate Professor, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

2015 → …

Research area keywords

  • HIV
  • Prevention
  • PrEP
  • HIV Cure
  • HIV prevention
  • HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders


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