Editorial Board

Please note that the order in which the Editors appear on this page is alphabetical, and follows the structure of the editorial board presented on the MDPI website under information for editors: editorial board responsibilities.

Members

Pathologist, Parasitology Reference Lab, Centre for Emerging Zoonotic and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2192, South Africa
Interests: parasitic and zoonotic infections; travel and tropical medicine
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Deputy Editor-in-Chief
1. Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811, Australia
2. School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Galway, Galway, Ireland
Interests: neglected tropical diseases; lymphatic filariasis; dengue; malaria; occupational health; travel medicine; emerging public health threats
* passed away
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Queensland Alliance for One Health Sciences, School of Veterinary Sciences, The University of Queensland, Gatton, QLD 4343, Australia
Interests: infections disease epidemiology; spatial epidemiology; avian influenza; emerging infectious diseases; rabies; helminth infections; neglected tropical diseases; biosecurity; One Health
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Laboratory of Trypanosomatid Biology Life Science Research Center, University of Ostrava, Chittussiho 10, 71000 Ostrava, Czech Republic
Interests: parasitology; trypanosomatid biology; evolution; viruses
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Advisory Board Member
School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast BT9 5DL, UK
Interests: epidemiology; spatial analysis; helminths; tuberculosis; malaria
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Director, Laboratory for Infectious Disease Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, University of Missouri, 209D Connaway Hall, Columbia, MO 65211-5130, USA
Interests: vaccines; zoonotic diseases; biocontainment; vaccinology; facultative intracellular bacteria; animal models
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Prof. Dr. Ayola Akim Adegnika
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1. Centre de Recherches Médicales de Lambaréné, Lambaréné BP242, Gabon Institute of Tropical Medicine, University Hospital of Tübingen, 72074 Tübingen, Germany
2. German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), Partner Site Tübingen, 72074 Tübingen, Germany
Interests: epidemiology and immunology of infectious diseases (malaria, helminths and tuberculosis); clinical trials of anti-infectious agents and vaccines
Laboratory of Innovations in Therapies, Education and Bioproducts, Oswaldo Cruz Institute (LITEB-IOC/Fiocruz), Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Interests: chagas disease; neglected tropical diseases; translational medicine; health education; applied pharmacology

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Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases—Division of Parasitology, Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: vector molecular biology; saliva of blood feeding insects; mosquitoes; transcriptomics; malaria; non-coding RNAs; gene expression

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South Carolina Centre for Biotechnology, Department of Biology, Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC 29115, USA
Interests: HIV-1; Zika virus; miRNAs; loss of smell in COVID-19; alcohol and Alzheimer's disease
Dr. Alyssa Barry
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1. School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
2. Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Interests: malaria; infectious disease; genomics; epidemiology
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence, 50134 Florence, Italy
Interests: infectious diseases; neglected tropical diseases; antibiotic resistance; tropical medicine

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1. Department of Infectious Tropical Diseases and Microbiology (DITM), IRCCS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
2. Department of Diagnostics and Public Health, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
Interests: strongyloidiasis; clinical research on malaria and other tropical and parasitic diseases; surveillance of imported tropical and infectious diseases; assessment of diagnostic tools in tropical medicine and parasitology; clinical epidemiology and clinical decision-making applied to tropical medicine

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1. Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
2. Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU), Bangkok, Thailand
Interests: scrub typhus; rickettsia; zoonoses; diagnostics; biosafety
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Prof. Dr. Moses John Bockarie
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School of Community Health Sciences, Njala University, Freetown, Sierra Leone
Interests: neglected tropical diseases; filariasis; onchocerciasis; malaria vector control; capacity strengthening; public health

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Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine and of the Research Center for Neglected Diseases of Poverty, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Interests: neglected tropical diseases (NTDs); schistosomiasis; food borne trematodiasis; functional genomics; genome editing; helminth infection associated cancers

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Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
Interests: neglected tropical diseases; zoonoses; parasitic diseases; echinococcosis; cysticercosis; epidemiology; disease burden; One Health

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Department of Medicine, Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Interests: sleeping sickness (human African trypanosomiasis); drug and vaccine development against neglected tropical diseases; clinical trials in low resource settings; implementation research; public health
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Dr. Guido Calleri
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Travel Medicine Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Amedeo di Savoia Hospital, Torino, Italy
Interests: parasitology; malaria; clinical tropical medicine; vector borne diseases; travel medicine

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Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases, WHO Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
Interests: spatial epidemiology; geostatistics; geographic information system (GIS); remote sensing; neglected tropical diseases; vector-borne diseases

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Canada Research Chair in Epidemiology and One Health; Department of pathology and microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine & Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, École de Santé Publique de l'Université de Montréal, 3200 rue Sicotte, Local 2202-35, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC J2S 2M2, Canada
Interests: infectious disease epidemiology; zoonoses; neglected tropical diseases; global health; Bayesian statistics; cysticercosis; One Health
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Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, 35020 Legnaro, Italy
Interests: veterinary parasitology; tick-borne diseases; leishmaniasis; cystic echinococcosis; one-health
Prof. Dr. Francesco Castelli
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Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Brescia and Brescia Spedali Civili General Hospital, UNESCO Chair "Training and Empowering Human Resources for Health Development in Resource-Limited Countries", Brescia, Italy
Interests: tropical medicine; migration medicine; imported and travel-related diseases; HIV infection; viral hepatitis; training health personnel in resource-limited areas

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Department of Infectious Tropical Diseases and Microbiology (DITM), IRCCS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar di Valpolicella, Verona, Italy
Interests: emerging re-emerging viral infections; design and validation of innovative diagnostic tools in emerging viral diseases; viral pathogenesis; imported infectious diseases surveillance, epidemiology of viral tropical diseases
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1. WHO Collaborating Centre for the Epidemiology, Detection and Control of Cystic and Alveolar Echinococcosis, Department of Infectious Diseases, Istituto Superiore Di Sanità, 00161 Rome, Italy
2. European Union Reference Laboratory for Parasites, Department of Infectious Diseases, Istituto Superiore Di Sanità, 00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: alveolar and cystic echinococcosis; medical and veterinary foodborne parasitology; clinical and molecular epidemiology; public health; anthelmintic drugs

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1. Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
2. Centre for Tropical Medicine & Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Interests: bioethics; community engagement; public engagement; antimicrobial resistance; AMR
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1. National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (Chinese Center for Tropical Diseases Research), Shanghai, China
2. School of Global Health, Chinese Center for Tropical Diseases Research, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
Interests: vector-borne parasitic diseases (malaria, schistosomiasis); infection and immunity; population genetics; diagnosis and vaccine discovery

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Hôpital Henri Mondor, 94010 Creteil, France
Interests: hepatitis B; hepatitis C; AIDS; viral hepatitis
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Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA
Interests: zoonoses; emerging zoonoses; veterinary public health; epidemiology
Prof. Dr. Philip J. Cooper
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1. Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, de la Salud y la Vida, Universidad Internacional del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador
2. Institute of Infection and Immunity, St George’s University of London, Cranmer Terrace, Tooting, London SW17 0RE, UK
Interests: neglected tropical diseases; helminth infections; allergy and asthma; epidemiology
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