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.
SARS-CoV-2-specific nasal IgA wanes 9 months after hospitalisation with COVID-19 and is not induced by subsequent vaccination
Liew F. et al, (2023), eBioMedicine, 87, 104402 - 104402
An evaluation of global Chikungunya clinical management guidelines: A systematic review
Webb E. et al, (2022), eClinicalMedicine, 54, 101672 - 101672
Profiling of humoral immune responses to norovirus in children across Europe
Villabruna N. et al, (2022), Scientific Reports, 12
Studying the post-COVID-19 condition: research challenges, strategies, and importance of Core Outcome Set development
Munblit D. et al, (2022), BMC Medicine, 20
Sudan virus disease outbreak in Uganda: urgent research gaps
Ibrahim SK. et al, (2022), BMJ Global Health, 7, e010982 - e010982