Prof. Maria Zambon
Professor Maria Zambon, National Infection Service, Public Health England
The remit of Public Health England (PHE) includes infectious disease surveillance, specialist reference microbiology & virology, outbreak investigation and response. PHE Infection services will become part of National Institute of Health Protection from April 2021 following a recent government reorganisation
Maria Zambon is Head of Influenza and Respiratory Virology and Polio Reference Service within PHE and Co-Director of the NIHR Respiratory Health Protection Unit with Imperial College London. She serves as the UK National Microbiology Focal Point, and is a member of the WHO IHR Emergency committee.
Maria’s research group is involved in respiratory virus diagnosis, surveillance and integrated clinical research programmes involving vaccines and antivirals.