Ric Price

Menzies School of Health Research

Registered to supervise postgraduate research


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Research interests

Professor Ric Price is an infectious disease and general physician on the staff at the Royal Darwin Hospital. He holds a dual academic affiliation as professor of global health at the Menzies School of Health Research and professor of tropical medicine at the Centre of Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, UK. 

His translational research program focuses on improving the diagnosis and management of multidrug resistant Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections through a research agenda that spans clinical studies, epidemiology, health economics, pathophysiology, immunology, in vitro studies and molecular biology.
He is currently leading multicentred clinical trials in more than seven malaria endemic countries to optimise the use of primaquine for the radical cure of vivax malaria.
Professor Price chairs the clinical module of the World Wide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN) and the Vivax Working Group of the Asia-Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN). 

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Research Output

Antimalarial Drugs

McCarthy, JS. & Price, R., 2020, Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's principles and practice of infectious diseases. Bennett, J. E., Dolin, R. & Blaser, M. J. (eds.). 9th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, p. 519-534 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Factors affecting the electrocardiographic QT interval in malaria: A systematic review and meta-analysis of individual patient data

    Chan, X. H. S., Win, Y. N., Haeusler, I. L., Tan, J. Y., Loganathan, S., Saralamba, S., Chan, S. K. S., Ashley, E. A., Barnes, K. I., Baiden, R., Bassi, P. U., Djimde, A., Dorsey, G., Duparc, S., Hanboonkunupakarn, B., Ter Kuile, F. O., Lacerda, M. V. G., Nasa, A., Nosten, F. H., Onyeji, C. O. & 12 others, Pukrittayakamee, S., Siqueira, A. M., Tarning, J., Taylor, W. R. J., Valentini, G., van Vugt, M., Wesche, D., Day, N. P. J., Huang, C. L. H., Brugada, J., Price, R. N. & White, N. J., 5 Mar 2020, In : PLoS Medicine. 17, 3, p. 1-20 20 p., e1003040.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Malaria-related hospitalization during childhood in Papua, Indonesia: A retrospective cohort study

    Douglas, N. M., Kenangalem, E., Hasanuddin, A., Anstey, N. M., Sugiarto, P., Price, R. N. & Poespoprodjo, J. R., 29 Jan 2020, In : PLoS One. 15, 1, p. 1-13 13 p., e0228018.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Tafenoquine for the radical cure and prevention of malaria: the importance of testing for G6PD deficiency

    Commons, R. J., McCarthy, J. S. & Price, R. N., Mar 2020, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 212, 4, p. 152-153.e1 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • The risk of morbidity and mortality following recurrent malaria in Papua, Indonesia: A retrospective cohort study

    Dini, S., Douglas, N. M., Poespoprodjo, J. R., Kenangalem, E., Sugiarto, P., Plumb, I. D., Price, R. N. & Simpson, J. A., 20 Feb 2020, In : BMC Medicine. 18, p. 1-12 12 p., 28.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Thesis

    Phenotypic characterization of chloroquine resistance in Plasmodium spp. isolates

    Author: Wirjanata, G., 2017

    Supervisor: Marfurt, J. (Supervisor), Price, R. (Supervisor) & Noviyanti, R. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - CDU