John Oxford

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Professor John Oxford
Born John Sydney Oxford
(1942-03-06) 6 March 1942 (age 75) [1]
Institutions Queen Mary, University of London
Alma mater University of Reading
University of Sheffield[1]
Thesis Studies on Rubella virus, with special reference to viral teratogenicity (1966)

Professor John Sydney Oxford (born 6 March 1942) is an English virologist, Professor of Queen Mary, University of London. He is a leading expert on influenza, including bird flu and the 1918 Spanish Influenza, and HIV/AIDS.


Oxford was educated at the University of Reading, gaining a Bachelor of Science degree in 1963 and the University of Sheffield where he was awarded a PhD in 1966.[1]


Oxford is noted for his work with Retroscreen Virology, the leading virology research company of Europe which he established in 1989 with EU funding.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b c "OXFORD, Prof. John Sydney". Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press. (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Professor John Oxford". Archived from the original on 12 May 2009. Retrieved 30 May 2013. 
  3. ^ Welliver, R.; Monto, A. S.; Carewicz, O.; Schatteman, E.; Hassman, M.; Hedrick, J.; Jackson, H. C.; Huson, L.; Ward, P.; Oxford, J. S.; Oseltamivir Post Exposure Prophylaxis Investigator Group (2001). "Effectiveness of Oseltamivir in Preventing Influenza in Household Contacts: A Randomized Controlled Trial". JAMA. 285 (6): 748–754. PMID 11176912. doi:10.1001/jama.285.6.748. 

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