Dr Tom Fletcher

Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow

Dr Tom Fletcher is a Wellcome Trust/MoD Research Training Fellow and an Infectious Diseases Speciality Registrar in Liverpool. He is a physician in the Defence Medical Services and his research at LSTM is investigating the pathogenesis of Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF).

For his PhD he is examining theinteraction of immune response, viral load and clinical course in a cohort of patients with CCHF in Turkey, and undertaking his laboratory work at PHE Porton. 

He is specifically interested in viral haemorrhagic fevers and during a recent secondment with the World Health Organisation HQ, deployed several times as a clinician to Ebola outbreak in West Africa.