Gordon Ramage


  • 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow Caledonian University

    G4 0BA Glasgow

    United Kingdom

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1997 …2024

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Research interests

Gordon is a Professor of Infection Prevention and Control within the School of Health & Life Sciences at GCU. Gordon graduated from Edinburgh University in 1996 with a B.Sc. (Hons) in Medical Microbiology. He then received a Ph.D. in 1999 from the Queen's University of Belfast from his studies of prosthetic joint infection. He subsequently undertook two postdoctoral research positions in North America over a 4 year period from 2000 to 2003 (University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the University of Calgary) focusing on controlling fungal and bacterial biofilm infections. In 2004 he returned to the UK and was appointed as a Lecturer in Microbiology at Glasgow Caledonian University prior to taking up a position of Senior Lecturer in Microbiology in 2007 at the University of Glasgow Dental School. Gordon received his Personal Chair in 2012 and was promoted to Professor of Medical Microbiology. In October 2023 Gordon joins GCU as a Professor of Infection Prevention and Control within ReaCH and as part of the SHIP group. Gordon is a Fellow of Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath) and is currently the Chair of the European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (ESCMID) Study Group for Biofilms (ESGB), and a Fellow of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology (FECMM). He is also an honorary member of the British Society for Medical Mycology (BSMM).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

External positions

Chair of the European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Study Group for Biofilms, ESCMID

1 Apr 202131 Mar 2025


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