Dr Elizabeth Brickley

BA MPhil PhD

Assistant Professor
in Epidemiology


Keppel Street
United Kingdom


Dr. Elizabeth B. Brickley is an Assistant Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology in the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK) and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College (USA).  Dr. Brickley’s research focuses on the control of communicable diseases in low and middle income countries.  In collaboration with valued partners at CIDACS-Fiocruz (, she utilizes big data approaches to investigate leprosy in the Brazilian 100 Million Cohort.  Dr. Brickley is also a contributing member of the Microcephaly Epidemic Research Group within the ZikaPLAN consortium (, studying ZIKV infections in pregnant women and Congenital Zika Syndrome in children.  Her other main research interests include vaccine-induced mucosal immunity to poliovirus, the life course epidemiology of severe malarial anemia, and the role of the microbiome at the maternal-child interface.  Dr. Brickley’s current projects are supported by the Medical Research Council, the Wellcome Trust, the UK Department for International Development, the EU’s Horizon 2020 platform, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, and the Intramural Research Program of NIH/NIAID.  


Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health


Dr. Brickley is a co-organizer of the 'Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases' module and a tutor for the 'Epidemiology and Control of Malaria' module. 


Research Area
Child health
Maternal health
Disease and Health Conditions
Diarrhoeal diseases
Respiratory disease
Vector borne disease
Euro area
Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)
North America
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)

Selected Publications

Intestinal Immune Responses to Type 2 Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) Challenge in Infants Previously Immunized With Bivalent OPV and Either High-Dose or Standard Inactivated Polio Vaccine.
Brickley, E.B. ; Strauch, C.B. ; Wieland-Alter, W.F. ; Connor, R.I. ; Lin, S. ; Weiner, J.A. ; Ackerman, M.E. ; Arita, M. ; Oberste, M.S. ; Weldon, W.C. ; Sáez-Llorens, X. ; Bandyopadhyay, A.S. ; Wright, P.F. ;
J Infect Dis
Intestinal Immunity to Poliovirus Following Sequential Trivalent Inactivated Polio Vaccine/Bivalent Oral Polio Vaccine and Trivalent Inactivated Polio Vaccine-only Immunization Schedules: Analysis of an Open-label, Randomized, Controlled Trial in Chilean Infants.
Brickley, E.B. ; Wieland-Alter, W. ; Connor, R.I. ; Ackerman, M.E. ; Boesch, A.W. ; Arita, M. ; Weldon, W.C. ; O'Ryan, M.G. ; Bandyopadhyay, A.S. ; Wright, P.F. ;
Clin Infect Dis
Further pieces of evidence in the Zika virus and microcephaly puzzle
Brickley, E.B.; Rodrigues, L.C.
The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health
Maximising the impact of inactivated polio vaccines.
Brickley, E.B. ; Wright, P.F. ;
Lancet Infect Dis
Developing a novel risk prediction model for severe malarial anemia.
Brickley, E.B. ; Kabyemela, E. ; Kurtis, J.D. ; Fried, M. ; Wood, A.M. ; Duffy, P.E. ;
Glob Health Epidemiol Genom
Cord Blood Hepcidin: Cross-Sectional Correlates and Associations with Anemia, Malaria, and Mortality in a Tanzanian Birth Cohort Study.
Brickley, E.B. ; Spottiswoode, N. ; Kabyemela, E. ; Morrison, R. ; Kurtis, J.D. ; Wood, A.M. ; Drakesmith, H. ; Fried, M. ; Duffy, P.E. ;
Am J Trop Med Hyg
Utilizing direct skin feeding assays for development of vaccines that interrupt malaria transmission: A systematic review of methods and case study.
Brickley, E.B. ; Coulibaly, M. ; Gabriel, E.E. ; Healy, S.A. ; Hume, J.C. ; Sagara, I. ; Traore, S.F. ; Doumbo, O. ; Duffy, P.E. ;
Fetal origins of malarial disease: cord blood cytokines as risk markers for pediatric severe malarial anemia.
Brickley, E.B. ; Wood, A.M. ; Kabyemela, E. ; Morrison, R. ; Kurtis, J.D. ; Fried, M. ; Duffy, P.E. ;
J Infect Dis
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