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Congratulations to Professor Immo Kleinschmidt

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Immo Kleinschmidt to Professor.  IK

Immo is the group’s malaria theme leader and his main research focus is malarial epidemiology including the evaluation of comprehensive malaria control interventions, cluster randomised trials for vector control, and the potential added benefit of combining malaria vector control interventions.

Immo also contributes to teaching at LSHTM by co-organising the Intensive Course in Epidemiology and Medical Statistics and teaching on the study units Statistical Methods in Epidemiology, Epidemiology and Control of Malaria, and Extended Epidemiology.

Congratulations to Emily Webb

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Congratulations also go to Emily Webb whose presentation on ‘Associations between helminth infections and atopy and allergy-related diseases in island communities in Uganda: baseline findings of the Lake Victoria Island Intervention Study on Worms and Allergy-related diseases (LaVIISWA)’ was awarded the best abstract prize in its session at the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) Congress in Copenhagen.

TEG Fellowship Awards 2014

We are pleased to announce the award of our 2014 TEG Fellowships and look forward to welcoming Sarah Mulwa, Abdul Muhammad Khalie and Bernard Chasekwa to the School later this year. See our TEG Fellows page for further information.

TEG’s Publication of the Month:

Mumtaz GR, Weiss HA, Thomas SL, Riome S, Setayesh H, Riedner G, Semini I, Tawil O, Akala FA, Wilson D, Abu-Raddad LJ (2014) HIV among People Who Inject Drugs in the Middle East and North Africa: Systematic Review and Data Synthesis PLoS Med. Jun 17;11(6):e1001663. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001663. eCollection 2014.

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