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Judith Glynn

BM BCh MA MSc PhD FRCP

Professor
of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Room
Room 109

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
020 7927 2423

Fax.
020 7636 8739

Judith Glynn left clinical medicine to come to the School in 1990 to do the MSc in Epidemiology. She went on to do a PhD (on the influence of infecting dose on severity of disease) and then joined the Karonga Prevention Study to work on tuberculosis and HIV in Malawi.

Affiliations

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Centres

Centre for Evaluation
Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH)
Tuberculosis (TB) Centre

Teaching

Judith runs courses on Molecular Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, and also teaches on Extended Epidemiology and Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases

Research

Her main research interests are: Ebola transmission; the susceptibility of young women to HIV; the relationship between schooling and health;  the impact of HIV on mortality and morbidity; HIV surveillance; the relationship between HIV and tuberculosis; molecular epidemiology of HIV and TB. Her current research studies are mainly in Malawi and Sierra Leone.

Research Area
Complex interventions
Sexual health
Social and structural determinants of health
Adolescent health
Disease control
Methodology
Mixed methods
Implementation research
Schools
Discipline
Molecular epidemiology
Epidemiology
Disease and Health Conditions
HIV/AIDS
Sexually transmitted disease
Tuberculosis
Emerging Infectious Disease
Sexually transmitted infection
Country
Malawi
Sierra Leone
South Africa
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)

Selected Publications

Asymptomatic infection and unrecognised Ebola virus disease in Ebola-affected households in Sierra Leone: a cross-sectional study using a new non-invasive assay for antibodies to Ebola virus.
Glynn, J.R. ; Bower, H. ; Johnson, S. ; Houlihan, C.F. ; Montesano, C. ; Scott, J.T. ; Semple, M.G. ; Bangura, M.S. ; Kamara, A.J. ; Kamara, O. ; Mansaray, S.H. ; Sesay, D. ; Turay, C. ; Dicks, S. ; Wadoum, R.E. ; Colizzi, V. ; Checchi, F. ; Samuel, D. ; Tedder, R.S. ;
Lancet Infect Dis
Effects of Mother's Illness and Breastfeeding on Risk of Ebola Virus Disease in a Cohort of Very Young Children.
Bower, H. ; Johnson, S. ; Bangura, M.S. ; Kamara, A.J. ; Kamara, O. ; Mansaray, S.H. ; Sesay, D. ; Turay, C. ; Checchi, F. ; Glynn, J.R. ;
PLoS Negl Trop Dis
Deaths, late deaths, and role of infecting dose in Ebola virus disease in Sierra Leone: retrospective cohort study.
Bower, H. ; Smout, E. ; Bangura, M.S. ; Kamara, O. ; Turay, C. ; Johnson, S. ; Oza, S. ; Checchi, F. ; Glynn, J.R. ;
BMJ
Large-scale whole genome sequencing of M. tuberculosis provides insights into transmission in a high prevalence area.
Guerra-Assunção, J. ; Crampin, A. ; Houben, R. ; Mzembe, T. ; Mallard, K. ; Coll, F. ; Khan, P. ; Banda, L. ; Chiwaya, A. ; Pereira, R. ; McNerney, R. ; Fine, P. ; Parkhill, J. ; Clark, T. ; Glynn, J. ;
Elife
Whole Genome Sequencing Shows a Low Proportion of Tuberculosis Disease Is Attributable to Known Close Contacts in Rural Malawi.
Glynn, J.R. ; Guerra-Assunção, J.A. ; Houben, R.M. ; Sichali, L. ; Mzembe, T. ; Mwaungulu, L.K. ; Mwaungulu, J.N. ; McNerney, R. ; Khan, P. ; Parkhill, J. ; Crampin, A.C. ; Clark, T.G. ;
PLoS One
Isoniazid plus antiretroviral therapy to prevent tuberculosis: a randomised double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Rangaka, M.X.; Wilkinson, R.J.; Boulle, A.; Glynn, J.R.; Fielding, K.; van Cutsem, G.; Wilkinson, K.A.; Goliath, R.; Mathee, S.; Goemaere, E.; Maartens, G.;
Lancet
Measuring concurrency: an empirical study of different methods in a large population-based survey and evaluation of the UNAIDS guidelines.
Glynn, J.R. ; Dube, A. ; Kayuni, N. ; Floyd, S. ; Molesworth, A. ; Parrott, F. ; French, N. ; Crampin, A.C. ;
AIDS
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