Dr Tamsyn Derrick
Tamsyn is an immunologist working in the Clinical Research Department. After completing an undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Bristol in 2010, she studied for a Masters in Immunology of Infectious Diseases at LSHTM. Following this Tamsyn joined the trachoma group at LSHTM to investigate immunofibrogenic host responses to ocular Chlamydia trachomatis infection, completing her PhD in 2016. She is now based overseas at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre in Moshi, Tanzania. Her current research focusses on determining immunological correlates of protective and pathological host responses in trachoma and Microbial Keratitis.