- Professor Beate Kampmann coauthored a paper entitled Ebola: A holistic approach is required to achieve effective management and control in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. The review summarized the current knowledge, examined the sociocultural context in West Africa, and outlined priority areas for future research.
- Dr Nathalie MacDermott presented the Good Friday meditation on BBC Radio 4 . Nathalie has been to Liberia several times to work with Ebola patients. Nathalie is currently an Honorary Clinical Research Fellow but has just been awarded a Wellcome Trust ISSF award to further her work on Ebola in Sierra Leone.
- Professor Simon Kroll and Professor Paul Langford have been awarded £210,000 from Meningitis Now to look at the impact of Men B vaccination on bacterial carriage in babies and young children.
Section Secretary – Paediatrics
Imperial College London