NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Lunchtime Seminar

NIHR HPRU EZI Lunchtime Seminar by Professor Miles Carroll

Miles Carroll Lunchtime Seminar 6 Oct 2015

Professor Miles Carroll, Deputy Director, Head of Research, Public Health England & Deputy Director, NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections gave a well-received NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Lunchtime Seminar on Tuesday 6 October 2015 at the University of Liverpool on ‘Ebola: Response, sequencing, vaccines and survivors’.

Miles Carroll joined Public Health England (formerly known as the Health Protection Agency) as Deputy Director, Head of Research at Porton Down in September 2008. In his current role he is responsible for >300 scientists and support services personnel. He also has strategic and operational control to ensure that the Department is at the forefront of translational research in the areas of high containment microbiology, infectious disease vaccines, therapeutics, diagnostics and decontamination.

Miles has played a central role as part of the European Mobile Laboratory response to the West African Ebola outbreak. In the last year he has been deployed 5 times to Guinea and is involved in research into EBOV molecular characterisation, clinical trials and naturally acquired immunity in EVD survivors.

Professor Julian Hiscox hosted the seminar.

Posted on: 07/10/2015