My research life is about improving how we choose to use antibiotics across the globe. Antibiotics are remarkable drugs, and have added an average of over 20 years to our lives. Our modern world is founded on access to effective antibiotics, which is essential both for human and animal health.
Yet the world is full of paradox today: we knowingly overuse antibiotics in many settings, whereas in others we struggle to provide access to these most basic of medicines. All the while, we are collectively failing to invest in the development of new antibiotics and alternative therapies, as well as efforts that aim to preserve the value of our existing antibiotics.
My research has two main focuses:
1) Using a One Health approach and systems science methods to understand and improve antibiotic use and resistance in rural China
2) Understanding and improving undergraduate education of healthcare professionals on responsible antibiotic use across Europe
2015-: PhD student at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
2010-2011: Master of Medical Science (in global health) at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
2005-2012: BM BCh (medical degree) at Brasenose College, Oxford University, UK
2005-2008: 2.1 BA (Hons) in Medical Sciences at Brasenose College, Oxford Univeristy, UK
Master’s programme in Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden:
Systems thinking and antibiotic resistance (seminar)
ESGAP Postgraduate Antimicrobial Stewardship Course: A practical and integrated approach:
Undergraduate education on antibiotic prescribing (lecture)
High prevalence of antibiotic resistance in commensal Escherichia coli among children in rural Vietnam
BMC infectious diseases 2012;12():92-
Reply to Correspondence Regarding "Detection of Polyomavirus BK Reactivation After Renal Transplantation Using an Intensive Decoy Cell Surveillance Program is Cost Effective''
MicroRNA expression in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
BRITISH JOURNAL OF HAEMATOLOGY 2009;147(3):398-402