Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Infectious Disease

Professor of Genito-Urinary Medicine



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Winston Churchill WingSt Mary's Campus






Alan Winston is a Professor of HIV and Genitourinary Medicine at Imperial College and Consultant Physician at St. Mary’s Hospital, London. He has an MD in antiretroviral clinical pharmacology and his research focuses on non-infectious co-morbidities associated with HIV-disease in the modern antiretroviral era, with a strong focus on central nervous system complications.


Dr Alan Winston qualified from Glasgow University and undertook training in general medicine and HIV medicine in the UK and Australia. He leads the HIV and GU clinical trials unit at St. Mary's hospital which runs over 20 studies at one time.


He is the principal clinical investigator on the POPPY study, a cohort study describing the incidence and nature of co-morbidities in HIV.


Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Nightingale S, Winston A, Letendre S, et al., 2014, Controversies in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders, Lancet Neurology, Vol:13, ISSN:1474-4422, Pages:1139-1151

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