The International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ISNTD) hosted a meeting exploring aspects of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) on NTD control;… Read more »
Before taking on this role Anouk worked as a post-doctoral researcher in the Parasites & Vectors division of the Natural History Museum (NHM) of London. Her research on schistosomiasis involved regularly travelling to Tanzania to collect schistosome and snail samples for genetic analysis and for archiving in the Schistosomiasis Collection at the NHM (SCAN). Particularly passionate about public outreach and engagement with science she blogs, tweets and talks about parasites and neglected tropical diseases.
Latest posts by Anouk Gouvras (see all)
- Bovines, Bilharzia and Benin: does Schistosoma hybridization happen in cattle? - 17th July 2020
- Mobilizing research to defeat Neglected Tropical Diseases: A World NTD Day special - 30th January 2020
- Lizards choose to “keep their cool” when dealing with ticks - 27th September 2019
In early 2014, the European Centre of Diseases Prevention and Control reported cases of urogenital schistosomiasis in a group of German tourists with no history… Read more »
A recent study on helminths and Crohns Disease, describes how Trichuris whipworms modulate the immune system creating a protective gut microbiota, promoting… Read more »
Parasite phylogeographic and population genetic study shows the human whipworm most likely originated from primates in Africa, designating it a heirloom… Read more »
What is required by urogenital schistosomiasis control and elimination programmes is a fieldwork-friendly, robust, easy-to-use, sensitive and specific POC… Read more »
Interruption of schistosomiasis transmission has occurred in multiple countries but it has never been attempted in a sub-Saharan African country; until now.