Dr Alasdair Bamford is a consultant and specialty lead in paediatric infectious diseases at Great Ormond Street Hospital, and an Honorary Associate Professor at UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health.
BA MBBS FRCPCH DTM+H PhD
Dr Bamford completed medical training at University of Cambridge and University College London in 2001. He completed training in paediatric infectious diseases at Great Ormond Street, St Mary’s Hospital and Evelina London Children’s Hospital. He was awarded an NIHR research training fellowship and completed a PhD on paediatric HIV immunology at Imperial College London in collaboration with the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health. He is secretary of the British Paediatric Allergy, Infection and Immunity Group (BPAIIG).
Dr Bamford also works for the MRC Clinical Trials unit. He is clinical advisor to a number of international clinical trials and cohort studies relating to paediatric HIV and other childhood infections. He is PI and co-PI for a number of observational studies and trials at Great Ormond Street. He the lead author on the Penta/EACS guidelines for treatment of paediatric HIV in Europe and other national and international guidelines relating to the care of children affected by infectious diseases.