Shiranee Sriskandan 20th Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases 2017

Shiranee Sriskandan

Shiranee Sriskandan is Professor of Infectious Diseases at Imperial College London and an Infectious Diseases clinical consultant. She leads the Gram Positive Pathogenesis research group, in addition to being the Lead for the Applied Molecular Bacteriology theme of the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance; as such some of the group’s work is in partnership with Public Health England, and Imperial’s Biomedical Research Centre. Having trained in medicine at Cambridge University and Barts, she specialised in Infectious Diseases in London. She obtained her PhD in London, then held MRC and GSK postdoctoral research fellowships. Her research group addresses the mechanisms by which Streptococcus pyogenes causes extreme clinical phenotypes in individuals and populations, examining the interface between pathogen molecular microbiology and host immune response.

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