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Wellcome Trust - Cambridge Centre for Global Health Research


Director of WT-CCGHR

Professor Ian  Goodfellow
Professor of Virology and Deputy Head of Department (Research)

Maternal Health

Professor Nabeel  Affara
Professor of Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Division of Cellular and Molecular Pathology
Prof  Ashley  Moffett
Dr Dora  Pereira
Former Research Group Leader
Division of Microbiology and Parasitology

Non-Communicable Diseases

Professor John  Danesh
Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine
Professor Nick  Wareham
Director of the MRC Epidemiology Unit
Co-Director of the University Institute of Metabolic Science,
Director Centre for Diet and Activity Research
Honorary Consultant at Addenbrooke's Hospital

Board of Advisors

Professor Daniel  Colley
Director of the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, University of Georgia
Professor Sir Brian  Greenwood
Professor of Clinical Tropical Medicine at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Professor Pontiano  Kaleebu
Director MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS and the Head of MRC-UVRI Basic Sciences Programme
Professor Stephen M. Tollman
Director, MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Infectious Diseases

Professor Stephen  Bentley
Principal Scientist Bacterial Transmission
at The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Professor Gordon  Dougan
Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology & Infectious Disease
Professor David  Dunne
Professor of Parasitology
Professor Ian  Goodfellow
Professor of Virology and Deputy Head of Department (Research)
Professor Duncan  Maskell
Marks and Spencer Professor of Farm Animal Health, Food Science and Food Safety
Professor Nelson  Sewankambo
Professor of Medicine
Principal of Makerere University College of Health Sciences
Professor Ken  Smith
Professor of Medicine
Head of Department
Professor Derek  Smith
Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre
Head of the Centre for Pathogen Evolution
Dr Caroline  Trotter
Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology
Honorary Epidemiologist at Public Health England (Immunisation)
Dr Shona  Wilson
University Lecturer
Professor James  Wood
Alborada Professor of Equine and Farm Animal Science
Head of Department of Veterinary Medicine


Dr  Watu  Wamae

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The Centre supports collaborative partnerships and scientific training activities in basic biomedical and health-related research. This is achieved through coordinated cross-faculty research across departments and research institutes in Cambridge including The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

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