Neglected tropical diseases

Prof. David H. Molyneux

Prof. David H. Molyneux

Professor David Molyneux is Senior Professorial Fellow in the Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine which he led as Director for many years.

Professor Molyneux has worked on trypanosomiasis and Leishmania parasites and their vectors as well as on filarial parasite control. He has been Chair of the Onchocerciasis Control Programme Expert Advisory Committee; Executive Secretary of the Global Lymphatic Filariasis Alliance and Member of the WHO International Dracunculiasis Eradication Commission.

He has worked on neglected diseases through the tropics, supervised over 40 PhD and Masters Students and has been involved in initiatives on the impact on change on the distribution of vector (insect borne diseases).

Professor Molyneux has written extensively on parasitic diseases and is a member of the International Task Force for Disease Eradication of the Carter Center and currently Chair of STAG’s Working Group on Capacity Strengthening.