Dr Alex Salam
Specialist Registrar in Infectious Disease and General Internal Medicine
- DPhil Student of Clinical Medicine
Alex has conducted field medical research in Antartica, at high-altitude and during parabolic flight. He was a Clinical Advisor at the Save the Children Kerry Town Ebola treatment centre (ETC) and subsequently Medical Director at the GOAL Port Loko ETC during the West African Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone. Alex is the clinicial reasearcher on the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (UK-PHRST), and is part of the core deployable team.
Lassa fever clinical course and setting a standard of care for future randomized trials: A protocol for a cohort study of Lassa-infected patients in Nigeria (LASCOPE).
Duvignaud A. et al, (2020), Travel medicine and infectious disease, 36
Factors Influencing Atypical Clinical Presentations during the 2017 Madagascar Pneumonic Plague Outbreak: A Prospective Cohort Study.
Salam AP. et al, (2020), The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 102, 1309 - 1315
Effects of dietary nitrate supplementation on microvascular physiology at 4559 m altitude - A randomised controlled trial (Xtreme Alps).
Cumpstey AF. et al, (2020), Nitric oxide : biology and chemistry, 94, 27 - 35
Comparative effectiveness of combined favipiravir and oseltamivir therapy versus oseltamivir monotherapy in critically ill patients with influenza virus infection.
Wang Y. et al, (2019), The Journal of infectious diseases
A rapid research needs appraisal methodology to identify evidence gaps to inform clinical research priorities in response to outbreaks—results from the Lassa fever pilot
Sigfrid L. et al, (2019), BMC Medicine, 17