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Dr Andrew Freedman

02920 743405

Clinical Reader in Infectious Diseases and Hon. consultant Physician in General Medicine & Infectious Diseases at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. Appointed 1994. Previously visiting Research Fellow Harvard University 1993-4. Trustee, Chair of Audit Committee & previous Secretary of the British HIV Association. Major clinical & research interests in HIV/AIDS & viral hepatitis (B & C).

About my research

Previous basic science research, focussing on mechanisms of bone marrow & thymic dysfunction in HIV.

Clinical trials in HIV & viral hepatitis.

Membership of professional bodies

  • British HIV Association
  • Briitish Infection Association
  • British Viral Hepatitis Group
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Association of Physicians of UK and Ireland

Media and speaking experience

Numerous radio & TV interviews, mostly for BBC Wales on aspects of HIV and hepatitis & other infectious diseases, eg measles & 'flu outbreaks. Regularly advise BBC science & medical journalists on implications of newly published reseach findings in the field of HIV.


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