Michael F. Good

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Professor Michael F. Good AO was the Director of the Queensland Institute of Medical Research,[1] from 2000 to 2010.[2] He was Chair of the National Health and Medical Research Council.[3]

He graduated from the Queensland University Medical School in 1978.[2] He later undertook further training in medical research at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne.[2]

Postdoctoral training was as a Visiting Scientist at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.[2] His research interests are in the field of immunity and immunopathogenesis to malaria and group A streptococcus/rheumatic fever, and particularly to the development of vaccines.[2]

Professor Michael Good was appointed Director of the Queensland Institute of Medical Research in 2000.[2]

Since 2006 he was chairperson of the National Health and Medical Research Council.[3] Professor Good is a past president of the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes[4] and past director of the Cooperative Research Centre for Vaccine Technology.[4]

He is an editor of several scientific journals and an author of more than 250 peer-reviewed publications.[4]

In 2008 Good was awarded an Order of Australia for his services to medical research and in 2009 he received the Eureka Prize for Leadership.[5]


  1. ^ "Molecular Immunology". 29 Sep 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "QIMR Director - Professor Michael Good AO". 
  3. ^ a b "Professor Good reappointed Chair of the NHMRC". 2 September 2009. 
  4. ^ a b c Medical Follow-Up Agency. "Battling Malaria: Strengthening the U.S. Military Malaria Vaccine Program (2006)". p. 116. 
  5. ^ "Top honour for top Queensland researcher" (Press release). QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. 18 August 2009. 

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