Professor Guy Thwaites

Professor Guy Thwaites

Director of OUCRU

Professor Guy Thwaites, MA (Cantab) MBBS Ph.D. FRCP FRCPath FMedSci MBE, is the Director of the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit & Vietnam Wellcome Africa Asia Programme, Professor of Infectious Diseases, University of Oxford, Honorary Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Tust and Honorary Professor, MRC Clinical Trial Units at University College London.


Professor Guy Thwaites qualified from Cambridge University and the United Medical and Dental schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals and trained in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology in Brighton, the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) in Vietnam, Imperial College London, and the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in London.

His research interests focus on the management of severe bacterial infections, especially those involving the central nervous system. He sits on advisory boards for the WHO and the Australian and UK governments.




Appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to public health and UK/Vietnam relations.


Elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in the UK.


Became Director of the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) and Vietnam Wellcome Africa Asia Programme (AAP).


Obtained PhD from Open University, UK.


Jane E Hirst, J Jay Boniface, Dung Puhong Le, Ashoka D Polpitiya, Angela C Fox, Thi Thai Kim Vu, Thuan Trong Dang, Tracey C Fleischer, Nhu Thi Hong Bui, Durlin E Hickok, Paul E Kearney, Guy Thwaites, Stephen H Kennedy, Evelyne Kestelyn, Thanh Quang Le
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med
April 7, 2024
DOI: 10.1080/14767058.2024.2333923
Hung Van Nguyen, Hoa Binh Nguyen, Doan Thu Ha, Dinh Thi Huong, Vu Ngoc Trung Khieu Thi Thuy Ngoc, Tran Huyen Trang, Ha Vu Thi Ngoc, Tram Trinh Thi Bich, Trieu Le Pham Tien, Hanh Nguyen Hong, Phu Phan Trieu, Luong Kim Lan, Kim Lan, Ngo Ngoc Hue, Nguyen Thi Le Huong, Tran Le Thi Ngoc Thao, Nguyen Le Quang, Thu Do Dang Anh, Nguy%u1EC5n H%u1EEFu L%E2n, Truong Van Vinh, Dang Thi Minh Ha, Phan Thuong Dat, Nguyen Phuc Hai, Derrick W Crook, Nguyen Thuy Thuong Thuong, Nhung Viet Nguyen, Guy E Thwaites, Timothy M Walker
J Clin Tuberc Other Mycobact Dis.
March 24, 2024
DOI: 10.1016/j.jctube.2024.100431
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