Andy Prendergast

Prendergast_photo_colourProfessor in Paediatric Infection and Immunology and Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Fellow

Andrew Prendergast graduated from Cambridge and Imperial College, and undertook his paediatric training in London, specialising in paediatric infectious diseases and immunology.  After undertaking a DPhil in Oxford, investigating immunological and clinical aspects of paediatric HIV infection, he was an Academic Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford, where he continued research into paediatric HIV infection in Oxford and South Africa, and work on HIV clinical trials in sub-Saharan Africa through the MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL.  He was subsequently awarded a Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellowship and appointed as Senior Lecturer, then Reader, then Professor in Paediatric Infection and Immunology at Queen Mary, University of London. In 2016, he became a Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Fellow and he now divides his time between London, where he is based at the Blizard Institute, and Zimbabwe.