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Dr Marc Tebruegge

Dr Marc Tebruegge


Consultant, research lead for paediatric infectious diseases, lead for paediatric tuberculosis

Dr Marc Tebruegge has a strong academic background, having published more than 100 book chapters and papers in peer-reviewed journals to date. He is on the editorial board of several scientific journals including PLoS ONE, the Paediatric Infectious Disease Journal and Frontiers in Paediatrics.

In 2014, Marc was awarded the RCPCH SPARKS Young Investigator of the Year Award by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health for his achievements in research. In 2015, he was awarded the title of Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Special interests

Marc has a strong interest in research, having undertaken a PhD focused on novel TB biomarkers in children at the University of Melbourne and the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne from 2008 to 2011. He currently holds academic appointments at the Great Ormond Street Institute for Child Health (University College London), the University of Southampton and the University of Melbourne, and is leading several research projects on paediatric TB in the UK and across Europe.


  • Suspected and confirmed infections, including tuberculosis (TB), non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections, HIV infection, and infectious hepatitis (HAV, HBC, HCV)
  • Management of infections in immunocompromised hosts
  • Migrant health screening (blood-borne viruses and TB)


  • 1997: Undergraduate medical training at Goethe University Frankfurt, University College London, the University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia) and Cape Town University (South Africa), qualifying from medical school.
  • Trained at the Paediatric University Hospital Frankfurt, Southampton University Hospital, King’s College Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital London, and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.
  • 2015: specialist accreditation in paediatrics and paediatric infectious diseases and immunology

Membership of professional bodies

  • European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • British Paediatric Allergy, Immunity and Infection Group
  • Academic Paediatrics Association (Great Britain)
  • Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases
  • Australia and New Zealand Paediatric Infectious Diseases Group
  • World Health Organization (WHO) Stop TB Partnership
  • International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
  • Tuberculosis Network European Trials Group
  • Paediatric Tuberculosis Network European Trials Group
  • World Health Organization (WHO) Childhood TB subgroup
  • European Society for Translational Medicine


Language(s)English, French, Spanish, German

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