In this three-part interview, we speak to Sir Roy Anderson, Director for the London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research (LCNTDR), UK and Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at Imperial College London (UK). Here, Roy highlights some of the research projects currently being undertaken as part of the LCNTDR, such as the DeWorm3 project, and also shares his thoughts on the progress made in the this field since the Centre’s inception.
About the author:
Sir Roy Anderson is Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology in the School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London and Director of the Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research. His recent appointments include Rector of Imperial College London and Chief Scientist at the Ministry of Defence, UK. His research interests are in interdisciplinary studies at the interface between medicine, biology, mathematics and computation. For more details of Sir Roy’s research interests visit here.
Video originally published as a three-part series on Infectious Diseases Hub, a digital platform from the Future Science Group that aims to provide up-to-date, essential research and information on all aspects of microbiology, virology, mycology and parasitology – from bench to bedside.
Parts two and three from this video series can be viewed at: