Dr Michael Griffiths BMedSci, BM.BS., MRCP Paeds., MSc Paediatrics and Child Health, DTMH, DPhil.

Reader Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology

    Research

    Research Interest 1

    As in personal statement

    Research Group Membership

    Research Grants

    Zika Preparedness Latin American Network — ZikaPLAN

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION

    October 2016 - September 2020

    Improving diagnostics for Zika infection through Fiocruz, Brazil, Laboratorio de Virología, Colombia and Liverpool-Public Health England partnership.

    DEPARTMENT FOR BUSINESS, ENERGY AND INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY (BEIS) (UK)

    March 2016 - March 2017

    NIMBI feasibility study -Non-invasive measurement of intracranial pressure and cerebral oxygenation in paediatric brain injury protocol.

    ALDER HEY CHILDREN'S CHARITY (UK)

    May 2015 - December 2017

    Non-invasive measurement of intracranial pressure and cerebral oxygenation in paediatric brain injury.

    UK CHILDREN'S NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH CAMPAIGN (UK)

    September 2014 - August 2015

    Improving diagnosis of brain infections in Indonesia using novel and established molecular diagnostic tools.

    DEPARTMENT FOR BUSINESS, ENERGY AND INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY (BEIS) (UK)

    April 2019 - April 2022

    NIHR Global Health Research Group on Improving the Management of Acute Brain Infections at University of Liverpool

    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (UK) (NIHR)

    April 2018 - March 2022

    Improving awareness around Zika and when to seek diagnostic testing among underprivileged communities in Brazil and Colombia.

    WELLCOME TRUST (UK)

    April 2017 - September 2017

    Development of a novel blood test to aid the diagnosis of bacterial meningitis (TRIM)

    MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC)

    April 2019 - March 2022

    DexEnceph: Dexamethasone in Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis Randomised Controlled Trial.

    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (UK) (NIHR)

    June 2015 - May 2022

    Establishing research infrastructure for the Brain Infections UK portfolio of studies investigating central nervous system infections within WCTF and across the UK.

    THE WALTON CENTRE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST (UK)

    March 2012 - March 2013

    Bridging and accelerating the translation of novel scientific findings for health and wealth gain

    MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC)

    March 2014 - August 2015

    Bardatin Aifa - bench fees

    MINISTRY OF FINANCE (INDONESIA)

    October 2014 - September 2018

    A Preliminary Examination Of The Role Of The Inflammatory Response In The Pathogenesis Of Encephalitis (Proposal for a Follow on Study from the Health Protection Agency (HPA) study of the Aetiology of Encephalitis in England)

    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (UK) (NIHR)

    March 2010 - March 2012

    Developing minocycline as a novel anti-apoptotic treatment for Herpes Simplex Virus encephalitis

    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (UK) (NIHR)

    March 2010 - March 2012

    Developing a blood test to diagnose bacterial meningitis in adults.

    THE TERESA ROSENBAUM GOLDEN CHARITABLE TRUST (THE ROSETREES TRUST) (UK)

    June 2014 - December 2016

    Improving the diagnosis of patients with central nervous system infections in partnership with Fast Track Diagnostics.

    FAST TRACK DIAGNOSTICS RESEARCH LIMITED (UK)

    May 2014 - March 2021