Brendan Harney

Research Assistant; 2022 Student Representative


Brendan completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) in 2016 through Burnet Institute and Monash University with a project based on STI and HIV risk among men who have sex with men.

Currently Brendan is a research assistant with Burnet Institute and Alfred Hospital Department of Infectious Diseases working on a range of hepatitis C related studies among men who have sex with men and people who inject drugs. He is also completing a Master of Public Health with Monash University.


  • 2022: Student Representative, Burnet Institute


  • 2018- ongoing: Research Assistant, Burnet Institute
  • 2017-ongoing: Data Analyst and Research Assistant, The Alfred/Monash University Department of Infectious Diseases


  • 2016: Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) Monash University, Australia
  • 2015: Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)/Bachelor of Commerce (Commercial Law) Swinburne University, Australia


  • 2018: Academic Scholarship, International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users, Portugal
  • 2017: Sexual Health Society of Victoria Education Grant, STI & HIV World Congress, Brazil

Projects (5)

Current (3)

  • Blood-borne virus and STI self-testing❗Student Projects Available

  • Sexual health and STIs among people who use drugs❗Student Projects Available

  • The elimination of hepatitis C as a global public health threat

Past (1)

  • co-EC Study: Eliminating hepatitis C/HIV coinfection

Publications (11)

2022 (3)

2021 (6)

2019 (2)

News Articles (3)

2022 (1)

2021 (1)

2019 (1)