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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)
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