Olaf Neth graduated from Medical school in Hamburg in 1995. His thesis on “Minor histocompatibility antigens” was done at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London and the University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg. Trained in paediatrics focusing on haemato-oncology and immunology until 1997 at the Medical School of Hannover. Post Doc at the Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital in London from 1997-2000 investigating the role of the innate immune system in the susceptibility to infections in the immunocompromised host. Finished paediatric subspecialist training in 2004. Trained in paediatric infectious diseases and immunology in Great Ormond Street Hospital and St Marys Hospital, London between 2005-2008. Lead of the Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Rheumatology and Immunodeficiency Unit at the Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla since 2008. Since 2010 responsible of the Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunopathology Research Group, linked to the Institute of Biomedicine in Sevilla (IBIS). Since 2012 Board member of the Spanish Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases (SEIP) and the Andalusian antimicrobial stewardship program committee. Since 2013 director of the annual Training course Modern Trends in Infectious Diseases and Immunology in Seville
Research interests include new born screening of severe primary immunodeficiency’s and immune modulation of patients with immune dysregulation syndromes.