Mahidol University, Bangkok - Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit
- Participating in WP1-WP6
Infrastructure and Research Interests
Infrastructure - The Institute is equipped with state of the art equipment required for molecular biology, molecular diagnostics and pathogenicity studies, including several established test systems.
Research Interests - The unit is a world leader in research pertaining to the pathophysiology and treatment of malaria, the diagnosis and treatment of melioidosis, and the pharmacology of drugs used to treat malaria and influenza.
Staff Members Involved
Prof. Sharon Peacock Prof. Sharon Peacock obtained a Bachelor in Medicine at the University of Southampton (1988), an M.Sc. in Medical Microbiology at the University of London (1994), and a PhD (Open University) in 2003. She became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians in 1991 and a Member of the Royal College of Pathologists in 1997. Currently she is Head of Microbiology at the Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Mahidol University. She is International Advisor (Asia Pacific) to Royal College of Pathologists, London; Chair of the European Melioidosis Network; an associate editor for PloS Neglected Tropical Diseases; and section head (Infectious Diseases-Bacterial Infections division) Faculty of 1000 Medicine. She has co-authored more than 130 publications covering a broad range of topics relating to clinical microbiology and bacterial infectious diseases.