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.
A review of new challenges and solutions to the timely and effective implementation of clinical research responses to high priority diseases of epidemic and pandemic potential: A scoping review protocol
Kadri-Alabi Z. et al, (2023), Open Research Europe, 3, 139 - 139
A multi-country analysis of COVID-19 hospitalizations by vaccination status.
Gonçalves BP. et al, (2023), Med (New York, N.Y.)
Multiorgan MRI findings after hospitalisation with COVID-19 in the UK (C-MORE): a prospective, multicentre, observational cohort study
Baillie JK. et al, (2023), The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
Quantifying neutralising antibody responses against SARS-CoV-2 in dried blood spots (DBS) and paired sera.
Roper KJ. et al, (2023), Scientific reports, 13
International Pediatric COVID-19 Severity Over the Course of the Pandemic
Zhu Y. et al, (2023), JAMA Pediatrics