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.
Studying the post-COVID-19 condition: research challenges, strategies, and importance of Core Outcome Set development
Munblit D. et al, (2022), BMC Medicine, 20
Post-COVID-19 condition in children: a COS is urgently needed
Munblit D. et al, (2022), The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
Post-COVID Condition in Adults and Children Living in the Same Household in Italy: A Prospective Cohort Study Using the ISARIC Global Follow-Up Protocol
Buonsenso D. et al, (2022), Frontiers in Pediatrics, 10
Implementation of corticosteroids in treatment of COVID-19 in the ISARIC WHO Clinical Characterisation Protocol UK: prospective, cohort study
Närhi F. et al, (2022), The Lancet Digital Health, 4, e220 - e234
Long-term outcomes of pediatric infections: from traditional infectious diseases to long covid
Buonsenso D. et al, (2022), Future Microbiology