Associate Professor Tim Inglis

Executive Committee Member

Associate Professor Tim Inglis (Pathology) is the Head of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine, UWA and Consultant Medical Microbiologist, Department of Microbiology, PathWest Laboratory Medicine, QEII Medical Campus, Nedlands. Other appointments: W.A. representative, Public Health Laboratory Network, Australia; Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Medical Microbiology.

Dr Inglis has medical degrees (BM, DM) from the University of Southampton, UK, and a PhD from the University of Western Australia. He has 136 PubMed listed peer-reviewed publications, and has published patents, chapters and books on clinical microbiology and infectious diseases.  His peer-reviewed publications emphasise clinical microbiology capability development, and emerging infections including COVID-19, AMR sepsis and neglected tropical infections.

Recent projects include (a) a Gates Foundation-funded project on rapid antimicrobial susceptibility testing, (b) a translational research project on deployment of FilmArray PCR method for blood culture identification in regional Western Australia, (c) a WA Health Department project on flow cytometry based AST, and (d) validation and field trials of a mobile coronavirus RT-PCR assay for outbreak response. CI on current WA Health and NHMRC grants.