BSI / NVVI Congress 2016 | 6 - 9 December, Liverpool UK

David Dockrell

Royal Hallamshire Hospital

David Dockrell

Royal Hallamshire Hospital

Biography

I am a clinician scientist. My undergraduate degree was from Trinity College Dublin and I then trained in Dublin before undertaking specialty training in Infectious Diseases at the Mayo Clinic, USA. During this period I developed my interests in macrophage immunology and in the regulation of apoptosis.

I joined the University of Sheffield in 1998 and developed my research with a particular focus on how macrophage apoptosis regulates innate immune responses with particular emphasis on pneumococcal infection. In 2005 I received a Wellcome Senior Clinical fellowship.

I am currently a Professor of Infectious Diseases and a consultant in the department of Communicable Diseases at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital with an interest in HIV medicine and infections in immunocompromised hosts.

 

All session by David Dockrell