Jonathan FriedlandProfessor Jonathan Samuel Friedland is a British physician and medical researcher who is Deputy Principal (research and enterprise) and Professor of Infectious Diseases at St George's, University of London.
Early life and educationJonathan Friedland is the son of Albert and Rosalind Friedland. He was educated at St Paul's School, London before going on to study medicine at Corpus Christi, University of Cambridge and King's College Hospital. He underwent junior training posts at Royal Brompton Hospital, Royal Postgraduate Medical School and John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. Friedland completed a Clinical Research Fellowship funded by the Medical Research Council at St George's, University of London.
CareerFriedland was appointed Senior Lecturer at Royal Postgraduate Medical School and Honorary Consultant in Infectious Disease at the Hammersmith Hospital in 1994. In 2004, he was appointed Professor of Infectious Diseases and Head of Infectious Diseases and Immunity at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School later Imperial College London, becoming Director (formerly Dean), Hammersmith campus, Imperial College London in 2010.. Friedland had an active clinical practice as Honorary Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Medicine, Imperial College Healthcare (formerly Hammersmith Hospitals) NHS Trust (1994-2018).. In April 2018 Friedland was appointed Deputy Principal (research and enterprise) and Professor of Infectious Diseases at St George's, University of London and took up the position in September 2018.
He is a commissioner on the Commission on Human Medicines since 2014 and Chair of the Expert Advisory Group on Infection, MHRA, since 2015. He was President of the British Infection Association, from 2007–09, and a Member of the Medical Research Council Clinical Training and Career Development Panel, 2009–13. He served on the Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation (2005–13), and the Chief Medical Officer’s National Expert Panel on New and Emerging Infections (2007–12).