Area of Current Research Interests
Pathogenesis of bacterial infection and the development of vaccines to prevent life threatening bacterial infections of childhood.
Elected to a non-stipendiary Medical Research Fellowship by Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1988.
Appointed Lecturer in the Department of Paediatrics, with Honorary Consultant status and awarded a full official fellowship of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1.8.89.
Resigned Fellowship 31.7.89 – non-stipendiary fellowship awarded, 1.8.89 to 30.9.91.
Appointed to the Chair in Paediatrics and Molecular Infectious Diseases at Imperial College School of Medicine, (St Mary’s Hospital Campus) from October 1993.
Elected a Member of the Institute, November 1993.
Elected Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, 1995.
Elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health, 1997.
Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, 2001.
Member of the Institute’s SAC, 2002-2012.
Elected Honorary Fellow, Balliol College, Oxford, 2009.
Appointed Honorary Medical Director, The Meningitis Trust, renamed Meningitis Now on merger with Meningitis UK, 2009.
Appointed Trustee, Meningitis Now, 2019.
Former fellow and former member of the SAC.
Emeritus Professor at Imperial.