Prof Gwenda Hughes

Deputy Director for Research UK PHRST

United Kingdom


Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Dynamics
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health


Centre for Epidemic Preparedness and Response

Selected Publications

Global phylogeny of Treponema pallidum lineages reveals recent expansion and spread of contemporary syphilis.
Beale, MA; MARKS, M; Cole, MJ; Lee, M-K; Pitt, R; Ruis, C; Balla, E; Crucitti, T; Ewens, M; Fernández-Naval, C; Grankvist, A; Guiver, M; Kenyon, CR; Khairullin, R; Kularatne, R; Arando, M; Molini, BJ; Obukhov, A; Page, EE; Petrovay, F; Rietmeijer, C; Rowley, D; Shokoples, S; Smit, E; Sweeney, EL; ... THOMSON, NR.
Nature Microbiology
Emergence of novel strains of Shigella flexneri associated with sexual transmission in adult men in England, 2019-2020.
Dallman, TJ; Charles, H; Prochazka, M; Sinka, K; HUGHES, G; Godbole, G; Jenkins, C;
Journal of Medical Microbiology
Genomic and Phenotypic Variability in Neisseria gonorrhoeae Antimicrobial Susceptibility, England.
Town, K; Harris, S; Sánchez-Busó, L; Cole, MJ; Pitt, R; Fifer, H; Mohammed, H; Field, N; HUGHES, G;
Emerging infectious diseases
Substantial underdiagnosis of lymphogranuloma venereum in men who have sex with men in Europe: preliminary findings from a multicentre surveillance pilot.
Cole, MJ; Field, N; Pitt, R; Amato-Gauci, AJ; Begovac, J; French, PD; Keše, D; Klavs, I; Zidovec Lepej, S; Pöcher, K; Stary, A; Schalk, H; Spiteri, G; HUGHES, G;
Sexually transmitted infections
Phylogenomic analysis of Neisseria gonorrhoeae transmission to assess sexual mixing and HIV transmission risk in England: a cross-sectional, observational, whole-genome sequencing study.
Town, K; Field, N; Harris, SR; Sánchez-Busó, L; Cole, MJ; Pitt, R; Fifer, H; Mohammed, H; HUGHES, G;
The Lancet. Infectious diseases
Epidemiology of gonorrhoea: a global perspective.
Kirkcaldy, RD; Weston, E; Segurado, AC; HUGHES, G;
Sexual health
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