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Cambridge Infectious Diseases

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Studying at Cambridge



  1. Operations Group

Operations Group

Professor P John Clarkson, FREng
  • Department of Engineering
  • Engineering design: including process management, change management, healthcare design and inclusive design.
Dr Daniela De Angelis
  • Programme leader
  • Statistical methods in epidemic modelling
Professor Andres Floto
  • Department of Medicine
  • The response of Macrophages and Dendritic cells to bacterial and mycobacterial infection.
Dr Andrew James Grant
  • Department of Veterinary Medicine
  • Host-pathogen interactions and the molecular basis of virulence.
Professor Lisa Hall
  • Department of Chemical Engineering & Technology
  • Innovation of cheap diagnostics in developing countries.
Rachel Hoffmann
  • Department of Veterinary Medicine
  • Coordinator, Cambridge Infectious Diseases Interdisciplinary Research Centre
Professor Julian Parkhill, FRS FMedSci
  • Department of Veterinary Medicine
  • The emergence, transmission and evolution of bacterial pathogens.
Dr Martin Welch
  • Department of Biochemistry
  • Regulation of microbial virulence and biofilms in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Quorum sensing, anti-bacterials, stringent response.
Professor James Wood
  • Department of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinarian, epidemiology with interests in the infection dynamics and control of a number of diseases in Africa and globally.