LCNTDR Research Highlights 2023

30 Jan 2023
  1. Introduction by Professor Joanne P. Webster FMedSci
  2. MVLA-ompA sequencing of ocular Chlamydia trachomatis in a trachoma-endemic population in Amhara, Ethiopia
  3. Quantifying the interconnectedness between poverty, health access, and rabies prevalence and mortality
  4. Ongoing Zika virus transmission in Brazil
  5. Ending the neglect of cystic echinococcosis by integrating mathematical modelling, economic analysis, and social sciences
  6. Investigating the molecular epidemiology of Schistosoma species in Eswatini
  7. Evolution of Tetraspanin antigens in the zoonotic Asian blood fluke Schistosoma japonicum
  8. Assessing the food-borne risks of Toxocara infection in support of public health and food quality assurance
  9. Investigating the role of Chlamydia-specific antibodies in ocular infection and disease progression
  10. Parasites and childhood stunting – a mechanistic interplay with nutrition, anaemia, gut health, microbiota, and epigenetics
  11. Buruli-RifDACC: Evaluation of the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of high- dose vs. standard-dose rifampicin on outcomes in Mycobacterium ulcerans disease: a randomised controlled trial in Ghana
  12. Travel grant write up: Investigating the molecular epidemiology of Schistosoma mansoni
  13. Travel grant write up: Advancing the environmental monitoring of schistosomes using fish faecal xenomonitoring