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I am an ECAT Clinical Lecturer (Centre for Inflammation Research, Institute for Regeneration & Repair), and speciality registrar in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology.

Current Research Interests

  • Macrophage microbicidal responses against aerobic gram-positive cocci (Streptococci, Staphylococci, Enterococci).
  • Host-directed therapies for infectious diseases.
  • Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: clinical epidemiology; patient stratification; pathogenesis.
  • Covid-19: clinical characterisation and pathogenesis (ISARIC 4C and ICECAP).


BMedSci (Hons) 1st Class in Infectious Diseases, University of Edinburgh 2010

MBChB with Honours, University of Edinburgh 2013

MRCP(UK), Royal College of Physicians 2016

PhD, University of Edinburgh 2023 ("Approaches for identifying macrophage microbicidal mechanisms")

FRCPath (Medical Microbiology), Royal College of Pathologists 2024


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