Laura Merson is Associate Director of the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO), based in the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health at the University of Oxford. She was a collaborator with the former APPRISE Centre of Research Excellence.
Laura’s research has contributed to the development of standardised, open-access research protocols designed for outbreak response in collaboration with the World Health Organisation
- An international observational study to assess the impact of the Omicron variant emergence on the clinical epidemiology of COVID-19 in hospitalised patients
- Respiratory support in patients with severe COVID-19 in the International Severe Acute Respiratory and Emerging Infection (ISARIC) COVID-19 study: a prospective, multinational, observational study
- ISARIC-COVID-19 dataset: A prospective, standardized, global dataset of patients hospitalized with COVID-19
- Clinical research networks and assessing pandemic severity