Dr Dinesh Aggarwal

Dr Dinesh Aggarwal is currently working at COG-UK and Public Health England as an Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Specialist Trainee, to characterise SARS-CoV-2 importations. He has a special interest in transmission within care homes and universities as part of the Cambridge University Screening Study. Dinesh completed his medical degree from UCL and the University of Cambridge in 2013. He is an Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Specialist Trainee in the London Deanery and was awarded a Wellcome Clinical PhD Fellowship in 2020 to understand the biological basis of Staphylococcus aureus carriage under the supervision of Professor Peacock, Professor Danesh and Dr Harrison at The University of Cambridge and the Wellcome Sanger Institute.