Michael completed his clinical training in South Africa at the University of Pretoria (UP) and completed his internship at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Pretoria. Michael then worked as a medical officer in HIV medicine and Infectious Diseases whilst completing an MSc in Medical Immunology (UP) which focused on how antimicrobial peptides affect Streptococcus pneumonia biofilm formation. Michael is now a clinical scientist working in the field of HIV medicine.
Articles by Michael Boswell
There are many examples of the impact of physician-scientists on translational research. Dr Barry Marshall swallowed a steaming culture of Helicobacter pylori which eventually resulted in antibiotics curing peptic ulcer disease. However, the process of training these individuals is as effortless as training fish to ride bicycles. Our journeys into the laboratory have been equally…