Dr Mualla McManus – BSci(Hons) MSci, BPharm, PhD, MPSA, AACP, FPGA
Honorary Associate of University of Sydney, School of Medical Sciences
Dr. Mualla McManus is a Director of the Tick Borne Diseases Unit, School of Medical Sciences (Pharmacology), University of Sydney. Board Director of ILADS(International Lyme And Associated Diseases Society) a member of IDSA (Infectious Diseases Society USA), member of ISID(International Society of Infectious Diseases).
She is the founding director of the Karl McManus Foundation (www.kmf.org.au) only charity funding research into tick borne diseases in Australia. Proprietor of Gold Cross Pharmacy in Redfern NSW. She was pivotal in the formation of the Clinical Advisory Committee on Lyme disease advising the Chief Medical Officer of Australia. She graduated from Monash University with Honours in Immunology, MSci. in cancer biology from University of Melbourne, B.Pharm from Monash University, PhD in neurosciences from University of Sydney. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Garvan Institute, Sydney. She has published in peer review journals on the impact tick borne diseases on the immune system and its ramification on testing. She is active in research into tick borne diseases, advocating for patients and liaising with all stake holders to get a better understanding of tick/arthropod borne diseases in the world.