MRC LID Cohort 2
Project: Does the BCG vaccine protect infants from severe forms of childhood tuberculosis by trained innate and humoral mechanisms?
Supervisors: Hazel Dockrell & Christine Jones & Steven Smith
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Faye Cleary (LSHTM)
Project: Applying Bayesian models and machine learning algorithms in large datasets of electronic healthcare records to investigate the burden and consequences of progressive kidney disease
Supervisors: Dorothea Nitsch & David Prieto
Paula Gomez Gonzalez (LSHTM)
Project: Whole-genome sequence analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to identify the genetic determinants and mechanisms of anti-tuberculosis drug resistance
Supervisors: Taane Clark & Phillip Butcher
Mark Harrison (LSHTM)
Project: The interaction between Clostridium difficile, the intestinal microbiome and disease outcome
Supervisors: Lisa Dawson & Brendan Wren
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Amy Ibrahim (LSHTM)
Project: Using whole genome sequence data to develop molecular barcodes to profile Plasmodium malaria parasites
Supervisors: Susana Campino & Taane Clark
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Emma Powell (LSHTM)
Project: Can observational data be used to determine drug effectiveness?
Supervisors: Kevin Wing & Ian Douglas
Miguel Pugliese Garcia (LSHTM)
Project: Exploring the influence of context on complex, health system strengthening interventions: a mixed methods study of Performance-based financing
Supervisors: Melisa Martinez-Alvarez, Josephine Borghi & Tanya Marchant
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Alexis Robert (LSHTM)
Project: Modelling social clustering of susceptibles and its impact on measles elimination
Supervisors: Sebastian Funk, Adam Kucharski & Stephane Hue
Darren Scott (LSHTM)
Project: Bayesian statistics
Supervisors: Alex Lewin & John Edmunds
Nathan Simpson (SGUL)
Project: Novel drugs against superbugs – preclinical optimizations
Supervisors: Kai Hilpert & Deborah Baines
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Stanislavs Vasiljevs (SGUL)
Project: Investigation of diabetes mellitus induced changes to the respiratory microbiota and its use as a predictor of susceptibility to infection
Supervisors: Deborah Baines & Adam Witney
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Chathika Weerasuriya (LSHTM)
Project: Mathematical modelling to accelerate development of tuberculosis vaccines
Supervisors: Richard White, Gabriela Gomez & Rebecca Harris
Karolina Witt (SGUL)
Project: Enhancing TB vaccine immunity by natural selection of protective CTL epitopes
Supervisors: Rajko Relijc & Helen Fletcher