Alex Salam is a Specialist Registrar in Infectious Disease and General Internal Medicine. He has conducted field medical research in Antartica, at high-altitude and during parabolic flight. He was a Clinical Advisor at the Save the Children Kerry Town Ebola treatment centre (ETC) and subsequently Medical Director at the GOAL Port Loko ETC during the West African Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone. Alex is the clinicial reasearcher on the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (UK-PHRST), and is part of the core deployable team.
Salam AP, Horby PW. Isolation of viable Zika virus from spermatozoa. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2018 Feb. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30020-3. Read more.
Salam AP, Rojek A, Dunning J, Horby PW. Clinical Trials of Therapeutics for the Prevention of Congenital Zika Virus Disease: Challenges and Potential Solutions. Ann Intern Med. 2017 May 16;166(10):725-732. doi: 10.7326/M16-2530. Epub 2017 Mar 21. Read abstract | Read more.