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Prof Ian Weller
Mortimer Market Centre
off Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
Tel: 020 7380 9946
Fax: 020 7380 9687
Appointment
  • Emeritus Professor of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Infection & Population Health
  • Institute of Epidemiology & Health
  • Faculty of Population Health Sciences
 
 
Biography

 His  research career began as a UK Medical Research Council Training Fellow at the Royal Free Hospital in London  .It continued as a Wellcome Trust Senior  Lecturer in
Infectious Diseases at University College London, then Professor of Sexually Transmitted
diseases and now Professor Emeritus, continuing a special interest in International
research in HIV and AIDS.

He is currently; vice chair of the UKs Commission on Human Medicines and in this capacity  chaired numerous advisory groups on drug safety issues , a member and vice chair  of the
European Medicines Agency’s Specialist Advisory Group on HIV and Viral diseases
, Chair of the UKs Tripartite Working Group on HIV/AIDS and hepatitis which has
reviewed the management of health care workers infected with blood borne viruses, Chair of  COHERE a very large European HIV cohort collaboration which is now part of EuroCoord  funded by the European Commission, Chair of the Steering Committees of five international trials and studies in HIV/AIDS funded by  UKs Medical Research Council ,
Department of International Development and the EDCTP in Uganda, Zimbabwe, Malawi,
Zambia and Kenya,

 a member of ; the Scientific Advisory Board to the French
AIDS research agency (ANRS),  the Strategic Working Group of the Division of AIDS (NIH-USA) , the Independent Scientific Advisory Board  of SACORE ( a
Wellcome Trust funded African consortium initiative, focussing on research
career pathway capacity building)

He is Chairman of the International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection  which has been held bi-annually since 1992 and on the organising committee of the annual International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions  and Co-Morbidities  in HIV .He was a  member and deputy chair of a National Health Service ethics committee for ten years and is 
currently a  member and chair of several Data and Safety Monitoring Committees of International studies and  a trustee of the HIV Trust which supportsscholars from resource poor countries in short term capacity building attachments.



 



 



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