LCNTDR publishes 2021 research highlights

29 Jan 2021

The London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research has published its new research booklet 'An Innovative Research Collaboration: Selected Research Highlights 2021'. The booklet contains 15 articles in which researchers provide a non-technical introduction to their research, why the research is necessary and the impact the research will have. 

Research includes:

  • Reaching elimination of transmission of onchocerciasis by 2030: What is the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic?
  • DeWorm3: Charting a path towards the elimination of soil transmitted helminths
  • Guiding targeting of interventions against visceral leishmaniasis using modelling
  • The schistosome and snail resource
  • Spatial analysis to support trachoma elimination and surveillance
  • Reservoir dynamics of rabies in southeast Tanzania: Understanding the role of wildlife and implications for elimination
  • Atomic force microscopy identified a novel glycan mode of attachment between Leishmania and the sand fly midgut
  • Force-of-Infection of Taenia solium porcine cysticercosis: A modelling analysis to assess global incidence and prevalence trends
  • Understanding the role of disease knowledge and risk perception in shaping preventive behaviour for selected vector-borne diseases in Guyana
  • Conjunctival scarring, corneal pannus and Herbert's pits in adolescent children in trachoma-endemic populations of the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
  • Point-of-care diagnostics and environmental monitoring of schistosomiasis transmission
  • BILHIV in YourSelf: Integrating schistosomiasis self-testing into reproductive health in Zambia
  • Anticipating the impact of global change on snakebite envenoming
  • A spatio-temporal approach to short-term forecasting of visceral leishmaniasis doagnoses in India 
  • New research highlights the importance of a One Health approach to reach the NTD road map targets for elimination of schistosomiasis 
  • New research highlights considerable burden of neuropsychiatric disease caused by neglected parasitic infection