Biomarker based diagnosis of severe malaria in African children


  • Dr James Watson, Statistician, Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit
    He is a statistician interested in improving the treatment of infectious diseases of global health importance. His main work focuses on severe malaria, notably improving the definition of severe malaria in areas of high malaria transmission. He is also an investigator and study statistician for PLATCOV, a platform trial characterising in vivo antiviral effects of repurposed or novel drugs for COVID-19; and an investigator on the CHARM project which aims to develop a new methodology for the assessment of new antiparasitic drugs for the treatment of Chagas disease.