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Dr Tom Blanchard (DTM&H PhD FRCP) - personal details

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Dr Tom Blanchard

Role: Honorary Senior Lecturer/Consultant in Infectious Diseases

Tel: +44 161 922 3097


Room 1.206

Stopford Building

Oxford Rd
                M13 9PT

                United Kingdom

Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine
North Manchester General Hospital
Delaunays Rd
M8 5RB
United Kingdom




MB BS 1986 Guy's Hospital Medical School (Prizes in Neurology, Anatomy, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Anaesthetics, Chemical Pathology; Certificates of Merit in Medicine, Bacteriology, Dissection; Confined War Memorial Scholarship & Rogers Fund Award)

Intercalated BSc Experimental Pathology University of London 1983 (First: supervised by Dr Susan Poston)

MRC Training Fellow 1992-1995 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine / Hospital for Tropical Diseases

PhD University of London 1998 (The use of recombinant vaccinia to study the role of cytotoxic T lymphocytes in immunity to Chlamydia trachomatis: supervised by Professor DCW Mabey )

MRC Clinician Scientist Fellowship 1995-1998 Oxford University supervised by Professor GL Smith & Professor AJ McMichael

Virologist to HIV programme MRC Laboratories The Gambia 1998-2001

Specialist Registrar Nuffield Department of Medicine/ Research Associate MRC Human Immunology Unit WIMM 2001-2002

Senior Lecturer Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine/Honorary Consultant Physician Royal Liverpool Hospital 2002-2005

Consultant Physician University Hospital Aintree 2005-2007

Consultant Infectious Diseases North Manchester Hospital 2007-

Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Manchester 2008-


Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies

Society for General Microbiology

British Society for Immunology

British HIV Association

British Medical Association

Royal College of Physicians

Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene



CCST in General Medicine and Infectious Diseases


Honorary Senior Lecturer in Translational Medicine, University of Manchester:

Primarily vaccine research, but also teaching on virology and vaccines

Consultant in Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine, North Manchester General Hospital:

General clinical infectious diseases & topical medicine, both inpatients and outpatients. Mainly HIV, tuberculosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and a variety of exotic infections. Outpatient antibiotic therapy. Teaching of junior doctors & medical students. Clinical research: Principal Investigator on meningitis and encephalitis studies; Clostridium difficile vaccine trial.

Honorary Fellow, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine:

Teaching on Liverpool DTM&H - HIV virology, immunology and vaccine development.

Divisional Clinical Lead, National Institute of Health Research Greater Manchester Clinical Research Network

Responsible for Respiratory, Critical Care, Injuries and Emergencies, Infectious Diseases, Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Surgery, Ear Nose & Throat, Ophthalmology, Anaesthesia & Pain Management