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Professor Sharon Peacock CBE FMedSci

Job Title
Professor of Clinical Microbiology
Department

Institution
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Year elected
2013

Interests

Specialities

diagnostic and public health microbiology, translation of microbial sequencing, antimicrobial resistance, pathogen transmission, tropical microbiology.

Section committee elected by

Surgery, anaesthesia, oncology, clinical pathologies, imaging (including radiology), dentistry, ophthalmology, obstetrics and gynaecology

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Professor Sharon Peacock is an outstanding academic clinical microbiologist who combines scientific training with knowledge of clinical medicine to address questions of public health importance. Her research focus is the translation of high throughput whole genome sequencing technologies into diagnostic and public health microbiology, for which she has rapidly gained global eminence. This is a significant area of innovation, and the output from her group and collaborators places the UK at the forefront of this technological revolution. The focus for much of her recent scientific portfolio has been MRSA, but lessons and skills learnt are rapidly being applied to other pathogens of national and global importance, including Mycobacterium tuberculosis and multidrug resistant Gram-negative bacilli.

Anniversary Fellows Meeting 2018

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Joint symposium on mental health and addiction: A discussion, exchange and sharing of perspectives

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South-East Regional Annual Lecture 2018, Oxford, 3 December

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