Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the world’s leading centres for the management of all aspects of liver disease. The Liver Unit, established by Dame Sheila Sherlock has trained many of the world’s leading hepatologists. The Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead hosts the liver transplantation programme performing over 100 transplants per year. The Viral Hepatitis Service (led for 10 years by the co-applicant) is the UK’s leading centre for the management of HCV and HBV infection, hosting the North Central London viral hepatitis Operational Delivery Network comprising 5 partner hospitals, 2 prisons and nearly 50 community services.
Since 1998 the Royal Free has been a part of UCL School of Medicine. The NHS Hepatology Department and the UCL Institute for Liver and Digestive Health work in close partnership with the UCL Institute for Immunity and Transplantation.
Role in TherVacB
The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust will lead the clinical trial of THERVACB at the Royal Free site.
Professor of Liver Diseases