Dr Derek Cocker

Derek is an Infectious Disease and General Medicine trainee.

He initially studied biochemistry, before undertaking post-graduate medicine at Liverpool. In 2010, he was appointed as an NIHR academic foundation trainee with the Brain Infections Group at the Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool.

He has spent time working in Malawi and Tanzania on a broad range of projects and is currently a Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD fellow.