Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Unit
Infections continue to be a major cause of childhood morbidity and mortality world-wide. The research carried out in the Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Unit is directed towards understanding the aetiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and control of childhood and maternal infections.
We aim to provide an academic and
research and to promote
training in maternal and childhood infectious diseases and microbiology.
The Unit has a close association with the
Department of Clinical Infectious Diseases,
Department of Clinical Microbiology and
Department of Clinical Immunology at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
and with the
Division of Infection and Immunity at University College London.
Diseases and Microbiology Unit in the Institute of Child Health is based at the
Hugh and Catherine Stevenson Centre for Childhood Infectious Diseases and Immunology.
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