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Dr Jethro Herberg is a clinician-academic working at Imperial College London and St Mary's Hospital. He studied biochemistry at Oxford University and undertook a PhD in immunology before training in medicine at University College London, later specialising in paediatric infectious diseases. His clinical interests cover the range of specialist paediatric infectious disease problems, with a particular interest in Kawasaki disease.


Kawasaki disease, paediatric infectious diseases

Research & publications

Dr Herberg's research focuses on the discovery and clinical translation of host biomarkers for febrile children with infectious and inflammatory conditions. Current projects include the EUCLIDS study (, which investigates genetic predisposition to severe sepsis, and the PERFORM study (, which aims to validate identified host RNA and protein biomarkers of bacterial, viral and inflammatory illness in a large study of febrile children.