Neglected tropical diseases

Prof Santiago Mas-Coma

Prof Santiago Mas-Coma is Director of Parasitology, University of Valencia, Spain.

Prof Mas-Coma has led numerous research projects developed throughout the world and has published over 320 scientific papers on epidemiology, ecology, transmission, evolution, molecular biology, genetics and control of many parasitic disease agents, particularly helminths and mollusc and arthropod vectors of infectious diseases.

His principal research interests at present are food-borne trematodiases, mainly fascioliasis and its lymnaeid snail vectors worldwide, and triatomine insects transmitting Chagas disease in Latin America.