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Simon Drysdale

BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCPCH, PhD, PgDip PID (Oxford)

Lecturer, Vaccinology

Simon Drysdale, FRCPCH, PhD, is a consultant and honorary senior lecturer in paediatric infectious diseases and immunology at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London and holds an honorary position at the University of Oxford. He trained in medicine at St George’s Hospital Medical School, London and undertook a PhD at the King’s College London from 2008-2011 investigating the role of lung function and host genetics on the susceptibility to RSV and other respiratory viral infections in prematurely born infants. His research interests are host susceptibility to RSV and other respiratory viral infections and antibiotic stewardship. He is the principal investigator on several clinical trials investigating novel treatments and prophylactics for RSV. Simon teaches on the University of Oxford's Postgraduate Diploma and MSc in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, the MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine and the Human and Veterinary Vaccine course.