Please join us for the next instalment of the Wright Fleming Institute Seminar Series (Winter/Spring)
Dr Emma Wall MRCP DTM&H MRes PhD
Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Francis Crick Institute & University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre
Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Acute Medicine ULCH
Emma is a clinician scientist in Infectious Diseases. She holds a 2 year senior clinical research fellowship, jointly appointed between the Francis Crick Institute and UCLH Biomedical Research Centre. Emma the leads the Legacy study, a prospective observational cohort study investigating SARS‑CoV‑2 susceptibility, transmission and disease severity.
She graduated from the University of Bristol, following UK-based post-graduate training in medicine, she worked in Northern Australia, Uganda and Cambridge prior to higher specialist training in infection and internal medicine in North West London. Emma did her PhD at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and the Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme in Malawi, studying clinical management and epidemiology of bacterial meningitis in Malawian adults. Prior to joining the Francis Crick Institute as a post-doctoral clinical fellow, she was a NIHR clinical lecturer in Infection at UCL. Her primary research interest is invasive infection in HIV infected adults in low and middle income settings, with a particular focus on host-pathogen interactions, neurological infection and improving clinical outcomes from infections caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae. More recently she has focussed on evaluation of humoral and cell-mediated responses to COVID-19 vaccines in healthy adults and immunocompromised patient groups within the Legacy study.