Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Infectious Disease

Professor of Infectious Diseases



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  • Accelerating respiratory syncytial virus vaccine development in elderly adults through extension of the controlled human infection model: a pilot safety study, GlaxoSmithKline, 2018
  • Prometheus: Experimental human challenge with pandemic influenza A(H1N1)2009 to predict infectivity, US Department of Defence DARPA, 2017
  • COPD-like airway inflammation during RSV infection of older volunteers INFLAMMAGE, MRC, 2017
  • Biovacsafe: A clinical study of biomarkers of innate and adaptive immune activation associated with symptoms and immune responses after influenza virus challenge infection of healthy young adults, European Commission, 2016
  • MUC-SynGEM-001, Wellcome Trust, 2016
  • NIH Cooperative Centers on Human Immunology U19 Pilot Grant, National Institutes of Health, USA, 2011
  • Clinician Scientist fellowship, Medical Research Council, 2010
  • Wellcome Clinical Research Training Fellowship, Wellcome Trust, 2003

External Positions

  • Senior academic representative, Evaluation, Analytics and Research Sub-group of the London Immunisation Board, PHE & NHS England, 2019
  • Scientific & research secretary, British Infection Association Council, British Infection Association, 2017
  • Scientific & research secretary, FIS 2018 Organising Committee, Federation of Infection Societies, 2017
  • Member, Preparedness working group, EC PREPARE, 2017
  • Member, Working Group on RSV Vaccine Standardization and Clinical Evaluation, World Health Organization, 2016 - 2017

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • FRCPath, Royal College of Pathologists, 2010
  • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians, 2002
  • British Infection Association, British Infection Association
  • British Society for Immunology, British Society for Immunology
  • Medical Research Club, Medical Research Club