University of Exeter
Prof Warris is a paediatric infectious diseases specialist with a specific interest in medical mycology. She is one of the co-directors of the MRC Centre for Medical Mycology at the University of Exeter. Prof Warris’ research profile has a strong translational focus and specific areas of interest include the host-fungus interaction in specific patient groups, the development of new management strategies for invasive fungal disease and the epidemiology of fungal infections in children. Prof Warris chairs the European Paediatric Mycology Network (EPMyN).
Prof Warris was actively involved in the development of the ECIL-8 guideline ‘Guidelines for Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of Invasive Fungal Diseases in Paediatric Patients with Cancer or Allogeneic Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation‘ and has coordinated the paediatric working group for the ESCMID-ECMM guideline ‘Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Aspergillus Disease‘. She is a member of the paediatric subgroup contributing to the revised Consensus Definitions by the EORTC.