Michael Carter

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    Research interests

    I am a Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Paediatrics in the Department of Women and Children's Health at King's College London and Locum Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

    I work to investigate the pathophysiology of severe infection in children and severe inflammation following cardiac surgery in infants. I am using "omic" sciences, particularly transcriptomics and mass cytometry in these contexts. We are also aiming to take a "life course" view of our patients in intensive care, acknowledging that the consequences of each admission to an intensive care unit will have profound importance for a patient's long-term health.

    My doctoral research (Oxford Vaccine Group/WCHG Oxford, 2017) investigated novel diagnostic tests for childhood pneumonia, and then applied these tests to important epidemiological settings. This work was funded by my Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellowship and was in collaboration with a long-running study of childhood pneumonia in Nepal.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

    Education/Academic qualification

    Paediatrics (Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine), Associate of King’s College, Certificate of Completion of Clinical Training, General Medical Council

    Award Date: 4 Sept 2022

    Paediatric Infection and Immunity, Doctor of Philosophy, Childhood Pneumococcal Pneumonia in Nepal, University of Oxford

    Award Date: 1 Jan 2018

    Medicine, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Oxford

    Award Date: 1 Jul 2007

    Zoology, Bachelor of Science, Durham University

    Award Date: 1 Jun 2003

    External positions

    Locum Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

    2023 → …

    Hop Kremlin Bicetre

    1 Sept 2022 → …

    Sub-speciality Registrar in Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine

    4 Sept 201730 Sept 2022

    Keywords

    • QR180 Immunology
    • Sepsis
    • Pneumonia
    • Endothelium
    • Diagnosis
    • Genomics

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