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Professor Sir Nicholas White is Professor of Tropical Medicine at the Mahidol Oxford Research Unit, Bangkok, Thailand. He is a Group Head / PI, Consultant Physician, Fellow, Member of Congregation and Supervisor.
What is your main area(s) of interest/expertise?
Tropical Medicine & Global Health and Immunology & Infectious Disease.
Professor White’s diverse interests include the epidemiology, pathophysiology and management of uncomplicated and severe malaria, meliodosis, enteric fever, tetanus, dengue haemorrhagic fever, Japanese encephalitis and tuberculosis. His particular interests at present include the pathophysiology and treatment of severe malaria, the prevention of antimalarial drug resistance using artemisinin-based combinations. and the biology of relapse in vivax malaria.
What are you working on right now?
Professor Nick White is co PI of the COPCOV trial that aims to determine whether chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine are effective in preventing COVID-19 in health care workers.
Why is Oxford a good place to work in this field of research?
Because it supports the global programme in international health research
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