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. 


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