Author: Department of Infectious Disease Communications

In profile: Dr Anna Reed, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

In the latest instalment of our Staff Profile series, we spoke to Dr Anna Reed about her recent Medical Research Council (MRC) Clinical Academic Research Partnership (CARP) fellowship award and future research ambitions.


Introduce yourself – who are you and what do you do?

My name is Anna Reed. I am a lung transplant physician at Harefield Hospital and work as part of a team providing cardiothoracic transplant and mechanical circulatory support to patients across the UK. My clinical interests are broad-reaching and include fungal infections following lung transplant, mechanisms of development of chronic lung allograft dysfunction (CLAD), extracorporeal bridging to lung transplant and mechanical circulatory support in the context of severe end-stage pulmonary arterial hypertension. (more…)

Latest publications: January 2022

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Congratulations to members of the Department who have recently had their research findings published. Here’s our round-up of the latest publication successes.


To ensure the quality and accuracy of the information published on this blog, we source our data directly from Symplectic. Our reports are generated on a monthly basis, which means there may be a delay in publicising some publications. (more…)

In profile: Lesley Rawlinson, Laboratory Manager

Lesley Rawlinson
Lesley Rawlinson

In the latest instalment of our Staff Profile series, we spoke to Lesley Rawlinson about her role as a Laboratory Manager within the Department of Infectious Disease, dealing with the shifting challenges of the COVID pandemic, and being recognised in the 2022 New Year Honours List.

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Latest publications: November 2021

Congratulations to members of the Department who have recently had their research findings published. Here’s our round-up of the latest publication successes.


To ensure the quality and accuracy of the information published on this blog, we source our data directly from Symplectic. Our reports are generated on a monthly basis, which means there may be a delay in publicising some publications. (more…)

Funding successes: November 2021

Congratulations to all members of the Department who have recently been awarded research grants. Here is our round-up of the latest funding successes.


Please note, this list comprises awards that have recently been set up on College’s grants management system, with some manual additions. It may not, therefore, include all new grants awarded to Principal Investigators in the Department.

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A great start: DoID Postdoc and Fellows Day 2021

By Julia Sanchez Garrido


On Friday 29 October, we held the first edition of what should become an annual DoID Postdoc & Fellow Day (#DoIDPFDay). It was virtual this year but should become an in-person, all-day event in the future!

Professor Wendy Barclay and postdoc champion Dr Avinash Shenoy gave the day a kickstart, emphasizing the importance of postdocs and sharing insightful advice. The DoID postdoc reps Anat Melamed, Kristin Krohn Huse, Catherine Kibirige and Julia Sanchez Garrido, main organisers and chairs of the event, also introduced themselves. This was followed by an extremely informative talk from Ines Perpetuo, from the PFDC, detailing how the PFDC can help us with our present and future, including fellowship applications, job interviews and networking. (more…)