LCNTDR publishes 2022 research highlights

26 Jan 2022

The London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research has published its new research booklet 'An Innovative Research Collaboration: Selected Research Highlights 2022'. The booklet contains 14 articles in which researchers provide a non-technical introduction to their research, why the research is necessary and the impact the research will have. The booklet includes:

  • Introduction by Professor Sir Roy Anderson
  • Spillover, hybridisation, and persistence in schistosome transmission dynamics at the human-animal interface
  • Population impacts of hypothetical interventions on face-washing water and latrine use on the prevalence of active trachoma among children
  • Understanding the role of the diagnostic ‘reflex’ in the elimination of human African trypanosomiasis
  • Vaccination against Ascaris – How bioinformatics can help us develop reliable vaccines
  • Analysing the current cost-effectiveness estimates of preventive chemotherapy strategies for neglected tropical diseases
  • ZooTRIP: Zoonotic transmission of intestinal parasites: Implications for control and elimination
  • Project in focus: Tropical Data
  • Challenges for transmission break programmes: monitoring individual non-treatment to mass drug administration
  • A novel metabarcoding deep amplicon sequencing tool for Trypanosoma surveillance program
  • Understanding the incidence and timing of rabies cases in domestic animals and wildlife in south-east Tanzania in the presence of widespread domestic dog vaccination campaigns
  • Clinical development of an orally bioavailable drug for the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis
  • African schistosome molecular characterisation
  • How important is the spatial movement of people in attempts to eliminate the transmission of human helminth infections by mass drug administration?
  • Population genomic analyses of endemic Schistosoma mansoni
  • The eco-epidemiology of snakebite and the benefits of redefining as a zoonosis