Alumni Career Profiles

Completion of an MSc, PhD, MD or research contract in this Department will provide the opportunity to gain significant skills and knowledge in the field of infection, immunity and inflammation, as well as numerous transferable skills developed as part of research work.

On this page, we feature the career profiles of some of the Department’s PhD alumni as examples of the variety of career paths that are possible. Thank you to all the alumni who have shared their biographies with us.

Share your story – If you would like to share your biography on this page, we would be happy to hear from you. Please contact Gina Barnett

Professor Mustafa Arici

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) at Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey.

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Professor Mona Bafadhel

Senior Clinical Researcher, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Nuffield Dept of Medicine, University of Oxford and Associate Professor, NIHR Fellow, Medical Sciences, Lincoln College, University of Oxford.

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Professor Surinder Birring

Consultant Respiratory Physician and Professor of Respiratory Medicine at King’s College Hospital and King’s College, London.

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Dr Glenn Cruse

Assistant Professor of Immunology in the Molecular Biomedical Sciences Department, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, North Carolina, USA.

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Dr Grant Dewson

Laboratory Head, Cell Signalling and Cell Death Division, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (Melbourne, Australia).

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Dr Primrose Freestone

Associate Professor in Clinical Microbiology, Dept of Infection, Immunity & Inflammation, University of Leicester.

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Professor Stephen Gordon

Professor in Infection Biology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin.

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Dr Georgina Manning

Head of the Department of Biology, Chemistry and Forensic Science, University of Wolverhampton, UK.

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Dr Sara Sandrini

Products Development and Technical Support Executive, Cleaver Scientific, Rugby, UK.

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Dr Claire Smith

Lecturer in Child Health, University College London.

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Professor Daniel Teta

Professor of Nephrology at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Head of the multisite Service of Nephrology at the “Hôpital du Valais” in Sion in Switzerland.

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