Richard Doll Seminar - Malaria elimination in the Greater Mekong Subregion
Dr Tom Peto, Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, University of Oxford
Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 1pm to 2pm
Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, University of Oxford, OX3 7LF
Tom is a postdoctoral researcher in clinical trials and epidemiology working for the University of Oxford and based at the Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit.
Since 2012 he has been in Southeast Asia working on malaria epidemiology, treatment, and elimination. His main areas of research are:
- New artemisinin combination therapies for malaria
- Mass drug administration for malaria
- Malaria diagnostics
Previously he spent 5 years in Tanzania on a clinical trial of severe malaria treatment. He studied at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for a Master’s degree in Public Health, and then received a Doctorate on the effectiveness of infant hepatitis B vaccination in The Gambia.
In this seminar, Tom will discuss the challenges of malaria in South East Asia.