Current Committees Memberships


Neal Alexander  Chair, Data & safety monitoring board: Use of corticosteroids in pulmonary leptospirosisData & safety monitoring board: REMSTART trialWHO Technical Advisory Group on dengue vaccines in late stage development
Kathy Baisley  Data & safety monitoring board: NUSTART trialWellcome Trust Bloomsbury Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Policy Group
Christian Bottomley Associate Editor, Tropical Medicine & International HealthSteering committee for a randomised controlled trial of habit-based advice for weight control in general practice
Tansy Edwards  Pharmacovigilance Steering Committee: Management of Visceral Leishmaniasis in the endemic regions of IndiaData & safety monitoring board: Use of Fosphenytoin for treatment of seizures in Kenya – KEMRI, Kilifi
Katherine Fielding  Data & safety monitoring board: REMoxTBData & safety monitoring board: RIFAQUINData & safety monitoring board: TB Vaccine RUTI
Richard Hayes Chair, Trial Steering Committee, Uganda Mother & Baby StudyAcademy of Medical Sciences, Public Health sub-committeeBoard of Management, Mwanza Intervention Trials UnitExecutive Committee, PEPFAR Combination Prevention Trials GroupMRC Cross-Board Cohort Advisory Group

MRC Infections & Immunity Board

MRC Population Health Sciences Group

Wellcome Trust Bloomsbury Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Policy Group

Programme Advisory Committee, INTHEC Trial

Programme Management Board, Liaison Group & Trial Steering Committee: DfID/MRC Microbicides

Development Programme

Scientific Advisory Committee, MRC Uganda

Scientific Programme Committee, Microbicides 2012 Conference (Sydney)

Wellcome Trust, Expert Group on study design

Immo Kleinschmidt WHO Global Malaria Programme, Surveillance Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Advisory Group. (2014-)WHO Vector Control Advisory Group (VCAG); (2013-)

DDT expert group of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, (2012-2015).

Member of two External scientific advisory committees (ESAC) of the Innovative Vector Control Consortium (IVCC), on development of new vector control products (2012-).

James Lewis Data & safety monitoring board: Rifapentine in place of rifampicin for intensive phase treatment of smear-positive TB
Paul Milligan  Joint Technical Expert Group on Phase III malaria vaccine trials, IVR, WHO GenevaMalaria Vaccine Advisory Committee, WHO Geneva
Andrea Rehman Data & safety monitoring board: Strategies to improve malaria diagnosis and use of ACTs in the home management of malaria in UgandaData & Safety monitoring board: Introducing rapid diagnostic tests into the private sector (among registered drug shops) in UgandaData & Safety monitoring board: The ACT PRIME Study
Peter Smith Chair, Diagnostic Evaluation Expert Panel (DEEP) (UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Researchand Training in Tropical Diseases)Chair, Programme Board for Global Health and Vaccination Research (GLOBVAC) of the Research Council of NorwayChair, Scientific Review Board and Member of Governance Council of the INDEPTH Effectiveness and Safety Studies of Anti-malarials in Africa (INESS)Chair, UK Childhood Cancer Study Steering

Chair, WHO Global Malaria Programme(GMP)/IVR Joint Technical Expert Group (JTEG) on malaria vaccines in pivotal phase III trials & beyond

Chair, WHO Malaria Policy Advisory Committee Evidence Review Group on malaria burden estimation

Board of Management for Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV)

Data & safety monitoring board: trial to evaluate different combination drug regimens for the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis in Bangladesh (DNDi)

Editorial Board of the Bulletin of the World Health Organisation

Independent Data Monitoring Committee, Sanofi-Pasteur clinical trials of dengue vaccines

International Scientific Advisory Committee of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Health Enteric and Diarrheal Diseases (GEMS) Project

Scientific Advisory Board of International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Scientific Advisory Board of the LeishDNAvax project (EU FP7 funded project)

Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee to the MRC Laboratories in The Gambia

Wellcome Trust Board of Governors

WHO Ad Hoc Advisory Working Group on the use of A (H1N1) vaccines

WHO Technical Advisory Group for systematic reviews to assess pneumococcal serotype replacement

WHO Technical Advisory Group on dengue vaccines in late stage development

Emily Webb  Entebbe Mother & Baby Study Trial Steering CommitteeAssociate Editor, Tropical Medicine & International Health
Helen Weiss  Associate Editor, Sexually Transmitted InfectionsData & safety monitoring board: ANRS 12249 treatment as prevention trialScientific Advisory Committee, treatment as prevention trial, Swaziland, MSF

Wellcome Trust Bloomsbury Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Policy Group

WHO Technical Advisory Group on male circumcision

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