Pearson, Terry


Department: Biochemistry and Microbiology

Research description:

My expertise is in immunology, molecular parasitology, molecular entomology and protein chemistry.
Research is focused on African trypanosomes, the parasites that cause sleeping sickness, and their tsetse fly vectors.

Health related research:

All of our tropical diseases research involves human and animal health and is focused on diagnostics and vaccine development.

International research:

I have collaborative projects on developing vaccines for several tropical diseases. Collaborating laboratories are in Kenya, Uganda, England, U.S.A., Austria and Switzerland.

Countries lived or worked in:

Lived and worked in Cambridge, England, Windhoek, Namibia and Nairobi , Kenya for a total of 10 years.

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