Dr Louise Sigfrid
ERGO Clinical Research Fellow
Louise Sigfrid is a Clinical Research Fellow and Public Health Specialist, with a main focus to strengthen preparedness to (re-) emerging infectious diseases through clinical research and capacity building.
Louise main focus is the PREPARE (Platform for European Preparedness Against (Re-) emerging Epidemics) project, studying incidence risk factors and clinical impact of infections with epidemic potential in Europe with a focus on acute respiratory infections, central nervous system infections, arbovirus and haemorrhagic fever syndromes in hospitalized and primary care patients.
Additionally, Louise supports the International Severe Acute Respiratory and Emerging Infection Consortium (ISARIC) developing harmonised clinical research tools for characterization of emerging infections globally, including COVID-19.
Louise is lead for the Masters module in Health Protection at Brighton & Sussex Medical School and Honorary Academic Public Health Consultant at PHE.
Co-infections, secondary infections, and antimicrobial use in patients hospitalised with COVID-19 during the first pandemic wave from the ISARIC WHO CCP-UK study: a multicentre, prospective cohort study
Russell CD. et al, (2021), The Lancet Microbe
Evaluating clinical characteristics studies produced early in the Covid-19 pandemic: A systematic review
Manoharan L. et al, (2021), PLOS ONE, 16, e0251250 - e0251250
Obesity, Ethnicity, and Risk of Critical Care, Mechanical Ventilation, and Mortality in Patients Admitted to Hospital with COVID‐19: Analysis of the ISARIC CCP‐UK Cohort
Yates T. et al, (2021), Obesity
Accessibility, inclusivity, and implementation of COVID-19 clinical management guidelines early in the pandemic: a global survey
Pilbeam C. et al, (2021)
Development and validation of the ISARIC 4C Deterioration model for adults hospitalised with COVID-19: a prospective cohort study
Gupta RK. et al, (2021), The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 9, 349 - 359