Astrid Iversen

Professor in Virology and Immunology

Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences (NDCN), John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, United Kingdom


Our research team, along with our local and international collaborators, aims to design tools for faster diagnosis, accurate prognosis, and to identify new targets for life-changing and life-saving treatments.

We are located in the Weatherall Institute for Molecular Medicine (WIMM) at the John Radcliffe Hospital. ​We collaborate closely with a wide range of scientists and clinicians and have close ties to the Broad Institute and the Karolinska Institutet.

Harness genetic information to facilitate the diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases
Determine how environmental factors contribute to disease development and progression
Understand why disease presentation and prevalence varies across different ethnic populations
Determine whether drug efficacy, indications, and potential side effects can be predicted prior to clinical testing to help prioritise therapeutic strategies that will likely confer the greatest benefit

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