Dr Grogono studied medicine at the University of Bristol which is where she completed her Foundation Medical Training.

She moved to Cambridge to undertake Core Medical Training and where she went on to undertake specialty training in Respiratory Medicine and General Medicine.  

She developed her subspecialty interest in CF and Lung infection during this time, spending time both in the Lung Infection unit at Royal Papworth Hospital, but also gaining experience at Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr Grogono has a PhD in Nontuberculous mycobacteria infections in patients with Cystic Fibrosis and also held the role of an NIHR clinical lecturer prior to accepting a consultant post at Royal Papworth Hospital in 2019.

Specialist Clinical Interests
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Nontuberculous mycobacteria pulmonary disease
  • Complex lung infection
Research Interests
  • Nontuberculous mycobacteria
Education and Training
  • BSc in Biomedical Ethics, University of Bristol (2003)
  • MBChB, University of Bristol (2006)
  • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians (2009)
  • PhD, University of Cambridge (2015)
  • Specialty Certificate Exam (Respiratory), Royal College of Physicians (2016)
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies and university posts:
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians
    Member of the General Medical Council (GMC no. 6145772)
  • Member of the British Thoracic Society
Recent and Important Publications

Bryant JM, Grogono DM (Joint First Author), Greaves D, Foweraker J, Roddick I, Inns T, Reacher M, Haworth CS, Curran MD, Harris SR, Peacock SJ, Parkhill J, Floto RA.  Whole-genome sequencing to identify transmission of Mycobacterium abscessus between patients with cystic fibrosis:  a retrospective cohort study.  Lancet 2013 May 4; 381(9877):1551-60

Hepburn L, Prajsnar TK, Kalpholz C , Moreno P, Loynes CA, Ogryzko NV, Brown K, Shiebler M, Hegyi K, Antrobus R, Hammond KL, Connolly J, Ochoa B, Bryant C, Otto M, Surewaard B, Seneviratne SL, Grogono DM, Cachat J, Ny T, Kaser A, Torok ME, Peacock SJ, Holden M, Blundell T, Wang L, Ligoxgakis P, Minichiello L, Woods CG, Foster SJ, Renshaw SA, Floto RA.  Innate Immunity.  A Spaetzle-like role for nerve growth factor β in vertebrate immunity to Staphylococcus Aureus.  Science 2014 Oct 13; 346(6209):641-6

Panagea T, Pincus DH, Grogono D, Jones M, Bryant J, Parkhill J, Floto RA, Gilligan P.  Mycobacterium abscessus complex identification with matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry. J Clin Microbiol 2015, 53(7):2355-8

Bryant JM, Grogono DM (Joint First Author), Rodriguez-Rincon D et al.  Emergence and spread of a human-transmissible multidrug-resistant nontuberculous mycobacterium.  Science 2016;354(6313):751-757

Mingotti N, Grogono D (Joint First Author), Dello Ioio G, Curran M, Barbour K, Taveira M, Rudman J, Haworth CS, Floto RA, Woods AW.  The Impact of Hospital-Ward Ventilation on Airborne-Pathogen Exposure.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2021 Mar 15;203(6)766-769

Bryant JM, Brown KP, Burbaud S, Everall I, Belardinelli JM, Rodriguez-Rincon D, Grogono DM et al.  Stepwise pathogenic evolution of Mycobacterium abscessus.  Science 2021 Apr 30;372(6541)