The Clinical Tropical Medicine Laboratory investigates how parasites such as the malaria parasite, hookworm, threadworm and scabies cause disease and how they become resistant to drugs used to treat them. The group also identifies new drugs and drug targets, and develops novel diagnostic techniques.
The laboratory’s focus is to apply modern techniques in microbiology, molecular biology and immunology to study clinical problems associated with infectious diseases in tropical environments.
A particular interest in this laboratory is the study of drug resistance in a range of parasites, and the development of novel diagnostic techniques.
Senior Scientist: Professor James McCarthy
- Associate Professor Katharine Trenholme, Senior Research Fellow
- Cielo Pasay, Postdoctoral staff
- Dr Katharine Collins, Postdoctoral staff
- Dr Silvana Sekuloski, Administrative staff
- Steve Turner, Administrative staff
- Dr Caroline Dobbin, Administrative staff
- Helen Jennings, Clinical Trials Project Manager
- Professor Michael Good, Visiting fellow
- Ms Karen Anderson, Technical staff
- Dr Paul Griffin, Visiting scientist
- Dr Qin Cheng, Group Leader
- Lewis Melville, Visiting scientist
- Kate Mounsey, Visiting scientist
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