Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Infectious Disease

Honorary Lecturer







Winston Churchill WingSt Mary's Campus





John is a clinical academic working in the Department of Infectious Disease. He recently completed his PhD funded by an MRC clinical research fellowship. His reseach interests include the role of HIV tissue reservoirs and immune dysfunction in HIV persistence. In addition, he is involved in clinical HIV cure intervention studies at the HIV clinical trials centre at St. Marys Hospital



Thornhill J, Orkin C, 2021, Long-acting injectable HIV therapies: the next frontier, Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, Vol:34, ISSN:0951-7375, Pages:8-15

Gupta RK, Peppa D, Hill AL, et al., 2020, Evidence for HIV-1 cure after CCR5 Delta 32/Delta 32 allogeneic haemopoietic stem-cell transplantation 30 months post analytical treatment interruption: a case report, Lancet Hiv, Vol:7, ISSN:2352-3018, Pages:E340-E347

Martin GE, Pace M, Shearer FM, et al., 2020, Levels of human immunodeficiency virus DNA are determined before ART initiation and linked to CD8 T-Cell activation and memory expansion, Journal of Infectious Diseases, Vol:221, ISSN:0022-1899, Pages:1135-1145

Fidler S, Stӧhr W, Pace M, et al., 2020, A randomized comparison of antiretroviral therapy alone versus antiretroviral therapy with a 'kick-and-kill' approach, on measures of the HIV reservoir amongst participants with recent HIV infection: the RIVER trial, The Lancet, Vol:395, ISSN:0140-6736, Pages:888-898


Thornhill J, Dufaur L, Parry S, et al., 2020, Use of immediate ART in late HIV presenters is feasible and efficacious in groups beyond MSM, WILEY, Pages:22-23, ISSN:1464-2662

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