Clarissa Moreira

Research Assistant


Clarissa has a background in data management and epidemiology having spent five years working as a data manager for WWARN (WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network) based at The University of Oxford and at the National Malaria Reference Centre in Paris, France.

In 2013, Clarissa completed her Masters of Epidemiology at the London School of Tropical Hygiene and Medicine.

Now as a Research Assistant at the Burnet Institute Clarissa coordinates the Victorian HIV passive surveillance program and the Public Health Care Network of the ACCESS (The Australian Collaboration for Coordinated Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance of STIs and BBVs) project.


  • Research Assistant, Burnet Institute
  • Senior Data Manager, World Wide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN), The University of Oxford, UK
  • Scientific Analyst, WWARN, Paris, France


  • 2008: Bachelor of Arts, The University of Melbourne
  • 2008: Bachelor of Science (Honours), The University of Melbourne
  • 2013: Masters of Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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Publications (6)

2019 (2)

2018 (1)

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2014 (1)

  • Polymorphisms in Plasmodium falciparum Chloroquine Resistance Transporter and Multidrug Resistance 1 Genes: Parasite Risk Factors that Affect Treatment Outcomes for P. falciparum Malaria after Artemether-Lumefantrine and Artesunate-Amodiaquine.
    Meera Venkatesan, Nahla B Gadalla, Kasia Stepniewska, Prabin Dahal, Christian Nsanzabana, Clarissa Moriera, Ric N Price, Andreas Martensson, Philip J Rosenthal, Grant Dorsey, Colin J Sutherland, Philippe Guerin, Timothy M E Davis, Didier Menard, Ishag Adam, George Ademowo, Cesar Arze, Frederick N Baliraine, Nicole Berens-Riha, Anders Bjorkman, Steffen Borrmann, Francesco Checchi, Meghna Desai Mehul Dhorda, Abdoulaye A Djimde, Badria B El-Sayed, Teferi Eshetu, Frederick Eyase, Catherine Falade, Jean-Francois Faucher, Gabrielle Froberg, Anastasia Grivoyannis, Sally Hamour, Sandrine Houze, Jacob Johnson, Erasmus Kamugisha, Simon Kariuki, Jean-Rene Kiechel, Fred Kironde, Poul-Erik Kofoed Jacques LeBras, Maja Malmberg, Leah Mwai, Billy Ngasala, Francois Nosten, Samuel L Nsobya, Alexis Nzila Mary Oguike, Sabina Dahlstrom Otienoburu, Bernhards Ogutu, Jean-Bosco Ouedraogo, Patrice Piola, Lars Rombo, Birgit Schramm, A Fabrice Some, Julie Thwing, Johan Ursing, Rina P M Wong, Ahmed Zeynudin, Issaka Zongo, Christopher V Plowe, Carol Hopkins Sibley
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Jul; Epub ahead of print

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2019 (1)

2018 (2)

2017 (2)

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