Estée Török

Senior Research Associate, University of Cambridge Honorary Consultant in Infectious Diseases & Microbiology, Addenbrooke’s Hospital Honorary Consultant Microbiologist, Health Protection Agency

Dr Török qualified in Medicine from the Universities of Oxford and London. She completed her postgraduate medical training in Oxford and then spent a year as a Clinical Research Fellow in the Department of Medicine, Imperial College doing hepatitis C research. She trained in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology in Oxford. From 2004 to 2008 she was a Wellcome Research Training Fellow at the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Vietnam where she did her PhD research in HIV and tuberculosis. In 2009 she was appointed as a Consultant in Infectious Diseases at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge where she set up the S. aureus bacteraemia service and the outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) service. In 2011 she joined Professor Peacock’s group at University of Cambridge, and is working on the translation whole genome sequencing into the clinical microbiology. She is also involved in clinical research studies of S. aureus bacteraemia as part of the UK Clinical Infection Research group (UKCIRG) and the International S. aureus collaboration (ISAC).