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Prof Paul Griffiths
Centre for Virology, UCL Medical School
Rowland Hill Street
  • Professor of Virology
  • Div of Infection & Immunity
  • Faculty of Medical Sciences
Research Summary
My research concerns quantitative aspects of the natural history and pathogenesis of herpesvirus infections, especially cytomegalovirus in immunocompromised renal, liver and bone marrow transplant patients, in addition to the potential interaction between herpesviruses and HIV. My interests are in the design of, and results from controlled clinical trials of compounds or vaccines active against herpesviruses, which when used as probes of pathogenesis may reveal the full spectrum of diseases caused or triggered by these common infectious agents.

My group has recently completed a Phase II trial into a novel vaccine for cytomegalovirus with positive results.I am now in the process of investigating further and alternate vaccine trials for cytomegalovirus.
Teaching Summary
MBBS, Intercalated BSc, Viva Voce
Academic Background
1982 MD Doctor of Medicine – Medicine University of London
1977 MBBS Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery – Clinical Medicine University of London
1974 BSc Bachelor of Science – Biochemistry University of London
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