The IDC works with many experts from across the world and also those based at our home institution of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Our LSHTM collaborators include:
Shunmay Yeung is the LSHTM lead investigator for the Tracking Resistance to Artemisinins Collaboriation (TRAC) and Deputy Director and a core scientist for the Artemisinin Combination Therapy Consortium (ACTc). She co-leads the Centre for Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive and Child Health - Child Theme, and is active clinically as a consultant in Paediatric Infectious Disease at St Mary's Imperial College Hospital, London. Her recent projects include:
1) Operational research and cost-effectiveness related to malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests, including descriptive studies of their uptake and use in the private sector Cambodia and cost-effectiveness modelling of their scale up in Sub-Saharan Africa
2) Cost-effectiveness modelling of G6PD testing as part of case management of P. vivax infection
3) An evaluation of the use of LAMP for reactive case detection for malaria elimination in Cambodia
4) Personalised Risk assessment in febrile illness to Optimise Real-life Management across the European Union (PERFORM). - A Horizon 2020 project led by Prof Mike Levin at Imperial College focusing on acute febrile illness in children in the EU. Neil Hawkins and myself are involved in the comparative health systems analysis and health technology assesment.
Colin Sutherland is Head of the Immunology & Infection Department in ITD as well as Head of Antimalarial Drug Development and Drug Resistance in the Malaria Centre. He has over 15 years experience working with parasite drug resistance and molecular detection of human malaria parasites of all species. Colin is currently supported by Public Health England (PHE) as Reader in Parasitology attached to the Malaria Reference Laboratory, LSHTM, and as Clinical Scientist in the Department of Clinical Parasitology at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases. Doctor Sutherland collaborates with the IDC on the evaluation of diagnostics for malaria.