Fellows

Matthew Burton 2015Matthew Burton is a Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow carrying out clinical research in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Moshi, Tanzania. His research project is “Controlling blinding Trachoma: Intervention and pathophysiology studies for scarring disease in Ethiopia and Tanzania”.

 

 

Sunil Bhopal is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out clinical research in Goa, India. His research project is “Investigating early life stress in infants enrolled in SPRING intervention trial in rural India”.

 

Helen Brotherton is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out clinical research based in The Gambia. Her research project is “Randomised controlled trial of early kangaroo mother care for hospitalised neonates <2000g in a low- income country”.

 

Mutsa Bwakura-Dangarembizi is a Wellcome Trust Public Health and Tropical Medicine Training Fellow carrying out clinical research based in Harare, Zimbabwe. Her research project is “Clinical outcomes, thymic output and long-term immune restoration in severely malnourished HIV-infected children”.

 

liz_corbettLiz Corbett is a Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow carrying out clinical research based in Blantyre, Malawi. Her research project is “ Community-led practical approach to lung health: development and evaluation of interventions to increase demands for, and access to, TB/HIV diagnosis and care in Blantyre, Malawi”. 

 

 

James Church is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out clinical research based in Zimbabwe. His research project is “The impact of the intestinal environment on immunogenicity of oral vaccines in Zimbabwean infants”.

 

Nick Easom 2015Nick Easom is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out clinical research based in The Gambia. His research project is “The NKG2D pathway in hepatitis B associated hepatocellular carcinoma in a highly endemic setting”.

 

elliott_alisonAlison Elliott is a Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow carrying out clinical research based in Entebbe, Uganda. Her research project is “Helminths and allergy in Uganda” and she is Principal Investigator on The Entebbe Mother and Baby Study (EMaBS) 

 

rashida_ferrandRashida Ferrand is a Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellow carrying out clinical research based in Harare, Zimbabwe. Her research project is “Treatment support for older children and adolescents living with HIV: a household-randomised trial linked to evaluation of decentralised HIV testing and care in Harare, Zimbabwe”.

 

 

Eliza Gil is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out clinical research based in Mchinji, Malawi. Her research project is “Targeting neutrophil recruitment in pneumococcal meningitis”.

 

Nicola Longley is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out clinical research based in Cape Town, South Africa. Her research project is “Cryptococcal antigen screening and targeted pre-emptive therapy in patients initiating ART: a prospective cohort study “

 

raphaelle_metrasRaphaelle Metras is a Sir Henry Wellcome Fellow carrying out clinical research based in the Comoros Islands. Her research project is “Studying drivers of arboviral emergence: the case of Rift Valley fever in Mayotte”.

 

Harriet Mpeirwe 2015Harriet Mpairwe is a Wellcome Trust Public Health and Tropical Medicine Training Fellow carrying out clinical research based in Entebbe, Uganda. Her research project is “Study on parasitic infections and asthma in Uganda”.

 

David Osrin David Osrin is a Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow carrying out clinical research based in Mumbai, India. His research project is “Community resource centres to improve the health of  women and children in Mumbai slums: a cluster randomized controlled trial of a complex intervention”. 

 

patel_vikramVikram Patel is a Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow building on his pioneering research into adolescent mental health: PRIDE (PRemIum for aDolEscents)’.

 

 

Gabriele PollaraGabriele Pollara is a Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Training Fellow carrying out clinical research based in Lima, Peru. His research project is “Defining protective immunity to human tuberculosis”.

 

Andrew Prendergast 2015Andrew Prendergast is a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow carrying out clinical research based in Harare, Zimbabwe. His research project is “The impact of cotrimoxazole on healthy birth and growth in rural Zimbabwe”. 

 

 

Alison Price is a Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Training Fellow carrying out clinical research based in Karonga, Malawi. Her research project is, “Community-level fatal and non-fatal stroke surveillance: providing the tools for evaluating interventions in hypertension and stoke in sub-Saharan Africa”.

 

anthony_scottAnthony Scott is a Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow carrying out clinical research based in Kilifi, Kenya. His research project is “Population impact of conjugate vaccine on pneumococcal transmission and disease in Kenya”.

 

 

Catherine Wedderburn is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out research based in Cape Town, South Africa. Her research project is “Neurodevelopmental effects of in utero HIV and ART exposure in children: a prospective cross-sectional structural and microstructuraI neuroimaging study.”

Ceri Evans is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out research based in Zimbabwe.  His research project is “Immune activation in HIV-exposed uninfected Zimbabwean infants.”

Naomi Wright is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out research based in Tanzania.  Her research project is “Developing and piloting an interventional bundle to reduce mortality from gastroschisis in low-resource setting and identifying priority congenital anomolies for further interventional studies.”

Kate Gaskell is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out research based in Lima, Peru.  Her research project is “Exposed to MDR-TB, what happens next?  A multi-national observational cohort e-registry to study natural history and improve outcomes.”

Fiona Cresswell is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out research based in Kampala, Uganda.  Her research project is “Improving diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis meningitis.”

Angela McBride is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out research based in Vietnam.  Her research project is “Investigation in the differences between the pathophysiology of dengue and septic shock in adults.”

Christian Kositz is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out research based in The Gambia.  His research project is “The effects of ivermectin for enhanced vector control in malaria transmission on islands and low transmission settings.”

Ana Bonell is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out research based in The Gambia.   Her research project is “The physiological effect of heat and exercise on rural subsistence pregnant farmers in The Gambia and the impact on pregnancy outcome.”

Sharif Ismail is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out research based in Kenya.  His research project is “A new set of tools for communicable disease monitoring in crisis settings.”

Joseph Piper is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out research based in Zimbabwe.  His research project is “The impact of randomised nutrition intervention on the health and development of school-age Zimbabwean children.”

Jonathan Sturgeon is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out research based in Zimbabwe.  His research project is “The role of enteropathy and systemic inflammation in severe acute malnutrition.”

Rachael Burke is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out research based in Malawi.  Her research project is “Digital Chest Xray with Computer Aided Diagnosis (DCXR-CAD) screening for TB and enhanced diagnostics among people living with HIV (PLHIV) admitted to hospital in Malawi.”

Anja Saso is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow carrying out research based in The Gambia.  Her research project is “Vaccine-induced systemic and mucosal immunity to Bordetella pertussis in infancy: bringing B- and T-cell responses together.”

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