Monkeypox – an emerging sexually transmitted infection?
In this talk, Michael will discuss the current epidemic of monkeypox and highlight key findings in terms of our current understanding of the transmission of monkeypox within sexual networks.
Dr Michael Marks is Associate Professor at LSHTM and Consultant in Infectious Diseases at University College London Hospital. He has a particular interest in Treponema pallidum the causative agent of syphilis and has been a lead investigator on trials of new approaches to syphilis diagnosis and global studies of syphilis genomics. He is currently a Co-Investigator on a multi-country study on the aetiology of genital ulcer disease.