Dr Neal Alexander
Dr Neal Alexander is a member of the Tropical Epidemiology Group and works largely on dengue, leishmaniasis, lymphatic filariasis and other parasitic and vector-borne diseases.
He previously worked at the Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, and the Ahmadu Bello University in Kaduna, Nigeria (seconded from the Institute of Ophthalmology, London).
In 1998 he completed a PhD supervised by Bryan Grenfell in the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge entitled 'Heterogeneity and the Epidemiology of Lymphatic Filariasis'. He also has a BA in Mathematics and a Diploma in Mathematical Statistics from the same university.