Professor Matthew Fisher

Prof Matthew Fisher works on emerging pathogenic fungi and heads a research group in the MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis in the Imperial College London School of Public Health. His research group is focused on developing genomic, epidemiological, and experimental models to uncover the factors driving fungal infections in order to develop new methods of diagnosis and control. He leads NERC and Wellcome Trust program award investigating the emergence of antifungal resistance in the pulmonary pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus and has interests in changing human exposure to bioaerosols. Fisher is currently a member of the Defra Air Quality Expert Group and is a Clarivate Highly Cited author.