• David Burgner

    Senior Research Fellow/Murdoch Children's Research Institute

  • David Burgner is a Senior Research Fellow at Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and a paediatric infectious diseases physician at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. He has had a long and slightly unhealthy interest in Kawasaki disease, and co-founded the international consortium that published the first and subsequently the largest GWAS of the condition. His Kawasaki disease research includes epidemiological, clinical and ‘omics based approaches. He is medical advisor to the Kawasaki Disease Foundation.