Danny Altmann is an active research scientist. He has run a lab at the Hammersmith Hospital Campus of Imperial College since moving to the site for the opening of the Medical Research Council’s Clinical Sciences Centre in 1994.
His main research interests are the study of adaptive immunity in human disease including severe bacterial infection and autoimmune disease, such as multiple sclerosis. Danny took two and a half years out of bench research from 2011 to work with the Wellcome Trust on strategy for biomedical research funding initiatives in infection, immunity and population health. He is Editor-in-Chief of ‘Immunology’ and Associate Editor of ‘Vaccine’ journals.