Vincent Emery is President of the University of Hertfordshire’s branch campus in Egypt and is an Emeritus Professor of Translational Virology at the University of Surrey and holds an Honorary Professorship at UCL. He started his scientific career as a biochemist but has been a virologist for the last 36 years. His current research aims to provide a holistic approach to understanding viral infections in immunocompromised hosts such as HIV-infected patients and transplant recipients.
His particular interests have been focused on cytomegalovirus in solid organ and stem cell transplant recipients by combining viral replication measures with assessment of the immune response and mathematical biology to improve patient management. During his career he has obtained in excess of £29 million of grant money from Government agencies in the UK and USA, charitable organisations, and the private sector.
In addition, Professor Emery is also a named inventor on 5 patents in the area of biotechnology and molecular diagnostics. Professor Emery has published 240 research articles, reviews, and books including a “Pocket Guide to Cytomegalovirus” and “A Patient’s Guide to Cytomegalovirus” and “A spotlight on Cytomegalovirus Infection and Disease”. His has an H-index is 73 and his work has been cited over 16,900 times.