Professor Neil Ferguson

Professor Neil Ferguson OBE FMedSci is a COG-UK Principal Investigator for Imperial College London and Director of the Jameel Institute and the Medical Research Council Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis at Imperial College London. His research aims to improve understanding of the epidemiological factors and population processes shaping infectious disease spread in human and animal populations. A key practical focus is the analysis and optimisation of intervention strategies aimed at reducing transmission or disease burden. Much of his work is applied, informing disease control policy-making by public and global health institutions.