Imperial College London

Dr James A Seddon

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Infectious Disease

Reader in Global Child Health



+44 (0)20 7594 3179james.seddon




235Norfolk PlaceSt Mary's Campus





  • Young Investigator of the Year Award, European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases, 2015

External Positions

  • Clinical Advisor, British Thoracic Society MDR-TB Clinical Advice Service
  • Core team member, Childhood TB Subgroup of the DOTS Expansion Working Group, Stop TB Partnership of the WHO
  • Member, Core Team, Sentinel Project on Pediatric Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
  • Endpoint Review Committee - SHINE trial
  • Endpoint Review Committee - VidiKids Mongolia
  • Scientific Advisory Committee - V-QUIN trial
  • Member, The Child and Adult Lung Health Section, International Union Against TB and Lung Disease
  • Trial Steering Committee - OptiRif Kids
  • Western Cape Provincial Drug-Resistant TB Advisory Committee

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • British Association for Paediatric Tuberculosis, 2018
  • Academic Paediatrics UK
  • British Infection Association
  • British Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infection Group
  • European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases
  • General Medical Council
  • International Child Health Group
  • International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
  • Paediatric Tuberculosis Network European Trials Group
  • Royal College of Paediatrics And Child Health
  • Royal Society of Tropical Medicine

Links with Other Academic Bodies

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Oxford University


  • Clinician Scientist, Medical Research Council, 2018 - 2022
  • Fulbright Scholarship, Harvard University, 2017 - 2017

Editorial Boards

  • Public Health Action, Associate Editor
  • BMC Infectious Diseases, Associate Editor