LCNTDR 10th Anniversary Agenda

26 Jan 2023

London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research 10th Anniversary Event Agenda

Thursday 26th January 2022, The Flett Theatre, Natural History Museum, Exhibition Road


Joanne Webster, Royal Veterinary College

Opening remarks and welcome


Keynote address: Giulio De Leo, Professor of Oceans, of Earth System Science, Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and Professor, by courtesy of Biology

Neglected tropical diseases in the era of global changes


Research presentations, moderated by Bonnie Webster, Natural History Museum


Hugo Turner, Imperial College London

An economic evaluation of Wolbachia deployments for dengue control

Isobel Gabain, Royal Veterinary College

The potential mechanistic pathways leading from parasite infection to childhood stunting

Michael Marks, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Developing sustainable strategies for the control of NTDs of the skin

Greg Milne, Royal Veterinary College

Temporal changes in Toxoplasma gondii exposure among human populations

Martha Betson, University of Surrey

Toxocara contamination of food - assessing the risks to public health

Natalie El Kheir, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Engaging London’s Latin American population in screening for Chagas disease

Adam Cieplinski, Natural History Museum

The Schistosome and Snail Resource at the Natural History Museum

Ben Jones, University of Surrey

Genetic characterisation of β-tubulins in Ascaris from across the globe

Jaya Shrivastava, UK National External Quality Assurance Service

The journey of External Quality Assurance (EQA) specimens for diagnostic parasitology: from our hands to yours
7.10 pm

Tim Littlewood, Natural History Museum

Closing address
7.15 pm Drinks reception in the adjoining room