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Dr Maximillian Habibi

Clinical Lead for Microbiology

Based at: St George's Hospital

Maximillian Habibi is a full-time Consultant in Clinical Infection at St George’s Hospital. His role includes the care of hospitalised patients with community-acquired infection, tuberculosis, and HIV-related opportunistic infections, as well as outpatient-based care of persons living with HIV.  During his career, Maximillian has worked at hospitals across London, including University College Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital and Barts Health NHS Trust, both in patient-facing and research roles.

Maximillian completed his degree in Infection and Immunity at Imperial College and then went on to carry out a Wellcome-funded PhD in viral immunology at Imperial College London, involving conceiving, designing, and executing a novel human viral challenge study using respiratory syncytial virus.  This study was the first of its kind involving viral challenge in non-immunologically selected subjects using a minimally-passaged virulent challenge virus produced in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice.

Despite working full-time in the NHS, Maximillian continues to collaborate with academic colleagues and contribute to research.

Latest news

October 11, 2023

Launch of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Alerts for primary care

In line with the national think kidneys acute kidney injury programme, led by NHS England, the Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) alert system is being rolled out to cover patients in the community.

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October 10, 2023

SWLP Training Team wins prestigious IBMS poster competition

At this year’s IBMS Congress, members of the SWLP Training Team won the poster competition in the education and training category.

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September 21, 2023

Scopio digital platform introduced at Croydon Hospital for blood film morphology

A new digital platform called Scopio by Beckman Coulter has been introduced at Croydon Hospital for blood film morphology. The new platform can do a full field scan, which means that it is scanning the entire blood film, including feathery edge of the blood film, which is why it is able to look at almost all, if not all, cell types present on that particular film.

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September 15, 2023

A day in the life… Denise Eck, Reception Supervisor

Find out about a day in the life of our Reception Supervisor at Croydon Hospital Denise Eck.

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