Tariq El-shanawany

Tariq graduated from Cambridge University and Guy’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine and then undertook general medicine training in London, Worthing and Oxford. After specialising in immunology at the University Hospital of Wales, he was appointed, in 2010, as consultant clinical immunologist at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, which provides immunology clinics for patients across south Wales. His research interests include the use of microarray technology to improve the diagnosis of immunodeficiencies. Tariq represents immunology both at a local and national level by chairing the Immunology Specialist Advisory Group, reporting to the Welsh Assembly; being the lead writer of the clinical immunology curriculum for medical students across Wales and organising national training days for doctors specialising in immunology across the UK.