Directory of Expertise
Dr Andrew Freedman
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.