MRC LID Cohort 2

Egle Butkevičiūtė(LSHTM)

Project: Does the BCG vaccine protect infants from severe forms of childhood tuberculosis by trained innate and humoral mechanisms?

Supervisors: Hazel DockrellChristine Jones & Steven Smith

Find out more about Egle’s experience on our MRC DTP programme.

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

Find out more about Mark’s experience on our MRC DTP programme.

Amy Ibrahim (LSHTM)

Project: Using whole genome sequence data to develop molecular barcodes to profile Plasmodium malaria parasites

Supervisors: Susana Campino & Taane Clark

Find out more about Amy’s experience on our MRC DTP programme.

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-AlvarezJosephine Borghi & Tanya Marchant

Find out more about Miguel’s experience on our MRC DTP programme.

Alexis Robert (LSHTM)

Project: Modelling social clustering of susceptibles and its impact on measles elimination

Supervisors: Sebastian FunkAdam 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

Find out more about Nathan’s experience on our MRC DTP programme.

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

To find out more about Stanislavs’ experience on our MRC DTP programme.

Chathika Weerasuriya (LSHTM)

Project: Mathematical modelling to accelerate development of tuberculosis vaccines

Supervisors: Richard WhiteGabriela Gomez & Rebecca Harris

Karolina Witt (SGUL)

Project: Enhancing TB vaccine immunity by natural selection of protective CTL epitopes

Supervisors: Rajko Relijc & Helen Fletcher