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Professor Philippe Mayaud

MD, MSc, DMTH

Professor
of Infectious Diseases & Reproductive Health

Room
Room 304(a)

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+44 20 7927 2291
  • Trained as GP and in infectious and tropical diseases in France.
  • MSc in Clinical Tropical Medicine from the LSHTM (1990-91)
  • Professional experience in HIV/STI care in French Guiana (1985-86), as a District Medical Officer in the Commonwealth of Dominica (1987-1990), and as a researcher in a large STI/HIV intervention and research programme in Mwanza, Tanzania (1991-97). 
  • Working at LSHTM since 1991.
  • Honorary Professor, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Visiting Professor at University of Sao Paulo (USP), School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Sao Paulo, Brazil, through CAPES-funded "Science without Borders" programme (2015-2018).

Affiliations

Department of Clinical Research
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases

Centres

Centre for Evaluation
Centre for Maternal Adolescent Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH)
Vaccine Centre
Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre

Teaching

  • Module Organiser: "Control of STI" since 1997.
  • Regular teaching on the MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, and the MSc in Reproductive and Sexual Health Research at LSHTM;
  • External teaching ongoing at the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), Antwerp, Belgium; Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo (FMUSP), Brazil; and in the past for various other national and international STI courses including: British Association of Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH), UK; School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, UK; University of Bordeaux and IMEA Fondation Leon M'Ba, Paris, France; Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden; University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; Wits Reproductive Health & HIV Insitute (Wits-RHI), Johannesburg, South Africa.

Research

  • My main research interests are in the control and clinical management of sexually transmitted infectons (STI), and the evaluation of interventions targeting STI, HIV or the HIV-STI interactions, with a particular interest in genital herpes (HSV-2), human papillomavirus (HPV), and genital mucosal infections (gonorrhoea, Chlamydia, Mycoplasma, Trichomoniasis and bacterial vaginosis).
  • More recently involved in research on the sexual and reproductive health impacts of emerging infections (zika, arboviruses, SARS-CoV-2).
  • Research covers various settings of Africa and Brazil/Latin America (Panama).
  • Coordinator of an EU/FP7 funded HARP (HPV in Africa Research Partnership) (2010-2014) conducting research on the evaluation of cervical cancer prevention among HIV-infected women in Africa
  • LSHTM PI for the EU-funded ZIKAlliance Consortium (https://zikalliance.tghn.org/
  • LSHTM PI for the MRC/FAPESP-funded CADDE Consortium (https://www.caddecentre.org)
  • Expert advisor to WHO STI/SRH and HIV programmes
Research Area
Clinical trials
Primary care
Public health
Sexual health
Systematic reviews
Vaccines
Viruses
Randomised controlled trials
Reproductive health
Discipline
Epidemiology
Medicine
Disease and Health Conditions
Herpesviruses
HIV/AIDS
Infectious disease
Sexually transmitted disease
Syphilis
Cervical cancer
Emerging Infectious Disease
Human papillomavirus (HPV)
Sexually transmitted infection
Zika
Country
Burkina Faso
Brazil
Ghana
The Gambia
Malawi
Panama
Tanzania
Uganda
South Africa
Zambia
Region
Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)

Selected Publications

Diagnostic accuracy of cervical cancer screening and screening-triage strategies among women living with HIV-1 in Burkina Faso and South Africa: A cohort study.
Kelly HA; Chikandiwa A; Sawadogo B; Gilham C; Michelow P; Lompo OG; Omar T; Zan S; Magooa P; Segondy M
2021
PLoS medicine
Clinical features and natural history of the first 2073 suspected COVID-19 cases in the Corona São Caetano primary care programme: a prospective cohort study.
Leal FE; Mendes-Correa MC; Buss LF; Costa SF; Bizario JCS; de Souza SRP; Thomaz O; Tozetto-Mendoza TR; Villas-Boas LS; de Oliveira-da Silva LC
2021
BMJ Open
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Mayaud P; Mccartney D; Ong JJ; Mabey DCW
2021
Manson’s Tropical Diseases.
Missed opportunities for sexually transmitted infections testing for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis users: a systematic review.
Ong JJ; Fu H; Baggaley RC; Wi TE; Tucker JD; Smith MK; Rafael S; Falconer J; Terris-Prestholt F; Mameletzis I
2021
Journal of the International AIDS Society
Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of the COVID-19 epidemic in Brazil.
de Souza WM; Buss LF; Candido DDS; Carrera J-P; Li S; Zarebski AE; Pereira RHM; Prete CA; de Souza-Santos AA; Parag KV
2020
NATURE HUMAN BEHAVIOUR
The association between Zika virus infection and microcephaly in Brazil 2015-2017: An observational analysis of over 4 million births.
Brady OJ; Osgood-Zimmerman A; Kassebaum NJ; Ray SE; de Araújo VEM; da Nóbrega AA; Frutuoso LCV; Lecca RCR; Stevens A; Zoca de Oliveira B
2019
PLoS medicine
Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance of Mycoplasma genitalium Infection Among Women Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus in South Africa: A Prospective Cohort Study.
Ong JJ; Magooa MP; Chikandiwa A; Kelly H; Didelot M-N; Muller EE; Maseko V; Segondy M; Delany-Moretlwe S; Kularatne R
2019
Clinical Infectious Diseases
Syrian refugees in Greece: experience with violence, mental health status, and access to information during the journey and while in Greece.
Ben Farhat J; Blanchet K; Juul Bjertrup P; Veizis A; Perrin C; Coulborn RM; Mayaud P; Cohuet S
2018
BMC medicine
Sexually Transmitted Infections: Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of Prevention
Chesson HW; Mayaud P; Aral SO
2017
Major Infectious Diseases. Disease Control Piorities
Epidemiology of high-risk human papillomavirus and cervical lesions in African women living with HIV/AIDS: effect of anti-retroviral therapy.
Kelly HA; Sawadogo B; Chikandiwa A; Segondy M; Gilham C; Lompo O; Omar T; Didelot M-N; Nagot N; Meda N
2016
AIDS (London, England)
Potential impact of existing interventions and of antiretroviral use in female sex workers on transmission of HIV in Burkina Faso: a modeling study.
Low A; Nagot N; Konate I; Meda N; Segondy M; Van de Perre P; Mayaud P; Vickerman P
2015
Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)
Herpes Simplex Virus Type-2 Cervicovaginal Shedding Among Women Living With HIV-1 and Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in Burkina Faso: An 8-Year Longitudinal Study.
Low AJ; Nagot N; Weiss HA; Konate I; Kania D; Segondy M; Meda N; van de Perre P; Mayaud P; Yerelon Study Group
2015
The Journal of infectious diseases
HIV prevention and care services for female sex workers: efficacy of a targeted community-based intervention in Burkina Faso.
Traore IT; Meda N; Hema NM; Ouedraogo D; Some F; Some R; Niessougou J; Sanon A; Konate I; Van De Perre P
2015
Journal of the International AIDS Society
Sexually transmitted infections
Mayaud P; Ndowa F; Richens J; Mabey DCW
2012
Principles of Medicine in Africa
Safety and immunogenicity of human papillomavirus-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine: a randomized trial in 10-25-year-old HIV-Seronegative African girls and young women.
Sow PS; Watson-Jones D; Kiviat N; Changalucha J; Mbaye KD; Brown J; Bousso K; Kavishe B; Andreasen A; Toure M
2012
The Journal of infectious diseases
Episodic therapy for genital herpes in sub-saharan Africa: a pooled analysis from three randomized controlled trials.
Weiss HA; Paz Bailey G; Phiri S; Gresenguet G; LeGoff J; Pepin J; Lewis DA; Belec L; Hoffman IF; Miller WC
2011
PloS one
Impact of aciclovir on genital and plasma HIV-1 RNA in HSV-2/HIV-1 co-infected women: a randomized placebo-controlled trial in South Africa.
Delany S; Mlaba N; Clayton T; Akpomiemie G; Capovilla A; Legoff J; Belec L; Stevens W; Rees H; Mayaud P
2009
AIDS (London, England)
Impact of acyclovir on genital and plasma HIV-1 RNA, genital herpes simplex virus type 2 DNA, and ulcer healing among HIV-1-infected African women with herpes ulcers: a randomized placebo-controlled trial.
Mayaud P; Legoff J; Weiss HA; Grésenguet G; Nzambi K; Bouhlal H; Frost E; Pépin J; Malkin J-E; Hayes RJ
2009
The Journal of infectious diseases
Rapid point-of-care diagnostic test for syphilis in high-risk populations, Manaus, Brazil.
Sabidó M; Benzaken AS; de-Andrade-Rodrigues EJ; Mayaud P
2009
Emerging infectious diseases
Herpes simplex virus and HIV-1: deciphering viral synergy.
Van de Perre P; Segondy M; Foulongne V; Ouedraogo A; Konate I; Huraux J-M; Mayaud P; Nagot N
2008
The Lancet infectious diseases
Cervicovaginal HIV-1 and herpes simplex virus type 2 shedding during genital ulcer disease episodes.
LeGoff J; Weiss HA; Gresenguet G; Nzambi K; Frost E; Hayes RJ; Mabey DCW; Malkin J-E; Mayaud P; Belec L
2007
AIDS (London, England)
Reduction of HIV-1 RNA levels with therapy to suppress herpes simplex virus.
Nagot N; Ouédraogo A; Foulongne V; Konaté I; Weiss HA; Vergne L; Defer M-C; Djagbaré D; Sanon A; Andonaba J-B
2007
The New England journal of medicine
Impact of suppressive herpes therapy on genital HIV-1 RNA among women taking antiretroviral therapy: a randomized controlled trial.
Ouedraogo A; Nagot N; Vergne L; Konate I; Weiss HA; Defer M-C; Foulongne V; Sanon A; Andonaba J-B; Segondy M
2006
AIDS (London, England)
The costs of treating curable sexually transmitted infections in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review.
Terris-Prestholt F; Vyas S; Kumaranayake L; Mayaud P; Watts C
2006
Sexually transmitted diseases
HIV/AIDS and STI prevention and care in Rwandan refugee camps in the United Republic of Tanzania
Mayaud P; Msuya W; Mkanje R; Grosskurth H
2003
High prevalence of trichomoniasis in rural men in Mwanza, Tanzania: results from a population based study.
Watson-Jones D; Mugeye K; Mayaud P; Ndeki L; Todd J; Mosha F; West B; Cleophas-Frisch B; Grosskurth H; Laga M
2000
Sexually transmitted infections
Antibody to herpes simplex virus type 2 as a marker of sexual risk behavior in rural Tanzania.
Obasi A; Mosha F; Quigley M; Sekirassa Z; Gibbs T; Munguti K; Todd J; Grosskurth H; Mayaud P; Changalucha J
1999
The Journal of infectious diseases
Sexual and reproductive health among primary and secondary school pupils in Mwanza, Tanzania: need for intervention.
Matasha E; Ntembelea T; Mayaud P; Saidi W; Todd J; Mujaya B; Tendo-Wambua L
1998
AIDS care
Improved treatment services significantly reduce the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases in rural Tanzania: results of a randomized controlled trial.
Mayaud P; Mosha F; Todd J; Balira R; Mgara J; West B; Rusizoka M; Mwijarubi E; Gabone R; Gavyole A
1997
AIDS (London, England)
STD rapid assessment in Rwandan refugee camps in Tanzania.
Mayaud P; Msuya W; Todd J; Kaatano G; West B; Begkoyian G; Grosskurth H; Mabey D
1997
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Impact of improved treatment of sexually transmitted diseases on HIV infection in rural Tanzania: randomised controlled trial.
Grosskurth H; Mosha F; Todd J; Mwijarubi E; Klokke A; Senkoro K; Mayaud P; Changalucha J; Nicoll A; ka-Gina G
1995
Lancet (London, England)
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