Professor Frank Post
Professor of HIV Medicine
- Honorary Consultant Physician
Professor Frank Post is a Professor of HIV Medicine in the Department of Inflammation Biology, School of Immunology & Microbial Sciences, and a Consultant Physician at King’s College Hospital.
He obtained a Medical Degree from the University of Amsterdam and underwent post-graduate training in South Africa and the USA. His clinical and research interests include kidney disease, solid organ transplantation, and mycobacterial infection in the setting of HIV. Professor Post leads the GEN-AFRICA study, a multi-centre observational cohort study to investigate the role of clinical and genetic predictors of kidney disease and other health issues in people of African ancestry with HIV. Current work is focused on the roles of Apolipoprotein L1 (APOL1) variants and sickle cell traits in kidney disease epidemiology, social determinants in the development of kidney disease and diabetes, and the clinical epidemiology of COVID-19. He is also the Principal Investigator of the FANTA, LAPTOP, WISARD, PIBIK and several commercially sponsored clinical trials.
Dr Post has co-authored more than 200 papers and several BHIVA guidelines for people with HIV, including monitoring (2011 onwards), treatment (2012 onwards), kidney transplantation (2015) and tuberculosis (2018 onwards).