Umbrella for coordinated research
Building the evidence base
Research and innovation into operational action
Bill Gates meets with LCNTDR


An innovative research collaboration bringing together leading experts to tackle neglected tropical diseases

The London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research (LCNTDR), a joint initiative of the Natural History Museum, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, the Royal Veterinary College, the Partnership for Child Development, the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, and Imperial College London, undertakes cutting-edge research to build the evidence base around the design, implementation and evaluation of neglected tropical disease (NTD) control and elimination programmes. 


NTDs cause substantial illness in over 

1 billion people


The Centers for Disease Control
 and Prevention (CDC)

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