AMR MSc Research Projects

MSc CourseYear SupervisorTitleDisciplinary PillarCountry
Control of Infectious Diseases2015Dr. John Stelling and Ms. Holly PruddenWHONET and SaTScan for Hospital Network and Intra-Hospital Geographic Cluster Analysis of Antimicrobial Resistance Epidemiology and Modelling
Control of Infectious Diseases2015Dr Harparkash Kaur and Dr John StellingThe evaluation of Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionisation - Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) for the detection of antimicrobial resistance and microbial sub-typing.Biological and Pharmacological Sciences
Distance Learning Global Health Policy2015Dr John Licorish and Dr Sanjay PatelAntimicrobial stewardship and resistance : how are countries interpreting regional and global policy?Economic, Social and Political Sciences
Medical Microbiology2014Victoria Miari and Dr Richard StablerMultisite Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection and antimicrobial resistanceClinical and Veternary Sciences
Health Policy, Planning and Financing2014-Is the ban on growth promoting antibiotics an appropriate policy response to rising antimicrobial resistance in humans? Economic, Social and Political Sciences
Control of Infectious Diseases2010Dr Elizabeth SheridanAntimicrobial resistance in lower respiratory tract isolates from hospital inpatients in England and WalesClinical and Veternary SciencesUnited Kingdom
Control of Infectious Diseases2010Dr Catherine LowndesAntimicrobial resistance in gonorrhoea: an analysis of patient characteristics associated with gonococcal resistance to past and present therapeutic agents in England and WalesClinical and Veternary SciencesUnited Kingdom
Epidemiology 2009Dr Natasha Larke Incidence and Antimicrobial resistance trends of Neisseria gonorrhoea isolates in a Rural Clinical Cohort in Uganda. Epidemiology and ModellingUganda
Biology and Control of Disease Vectors2008Dr Mary CameronCarriage of antimicrobial resistance genes by calyptrate flies in different environments of Central Spain Biological and Pharmacological SciencesSpain
Control of Infectious Diseases2008Dr John Stelling and Dr Peter VickermanNosocomial outbreak detection: Evaluating the use of biochemical profiles and antimicrobial resistance phenotypes with WHONET and a space–time scan statistic Epidemiology and Modelling
Medical Parasitology2015Dr Sam AlsfordThe molecular dissection of putative Miltefosine/Amphotericin-B cross-resistance determinants in Trypanosoma brucei.Biological and Pharmacological Sciences
Medical Microbiology2015Dr Sam WillcocksIdentification and characterisation of antibiotic resistance genes in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis.Biological and Pharmacological Sciences
Medical Parasitology2015Dr Colin SutherlandSurveillance of Artemisinin resistance in Tanzania over a two year period.Epidemiology and ModellingTanzania
Immunology of Infectious Diseases2015Dr Colin SutherlandInvestigation of drug resistance markers in Kenyan children treated with ACT in Mbita in 2013.Epidemiology and ModellingKenya
Medical Parasitology2015Dr Khalid Beshir Parasite clearance in Western Kenya after Artemisinin combination therapy : monitoring the prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum Chloroquine resistance transporter and Kelch-13 mutations.Epidemiology and ModellingKenya
Medical Entomology for Disease Control2015Dr Raphael N’Guessan Status of ITNs and IRS for African malaria vector control in the era of insecticide resistance : are there sufficient novel and effective insecticides available for their replacement?Epidemiology and Modelling
Control of Infectious Diseases2014Dr Aurelie Jeandron and Dr John Stelling and Professor Xiao YonghongAntibiotic resistance and outbreak detection in ChinaEpidemiology and ModellingChina
Medical Statistics2014Dr Richard Silverwood and Dr Shunmay Yeung Investigating predictors of artemisinin resistance is South East AsiaEpidemiology and ModellingSouth East Asia
Medical Statistics2014Dr Taane Clark Statistical approaches to identify genetic variants associated with tuberculosis drug resistanceEpidemiology and Modelling
Control of Infectious Diseases2014Dr Paolo D’Ancona Application of WHONET software to simulated prospective real-time surveillance and analysis of antimicrobial resistance in ItalyEpidemiology and ModellingItaly
Medical Entomology for Disease Control2014-Evaluation of molecular markers of drug resistance in two regions of Nigeria with marked difference in malaria transmission patternsHumanities and Environmental Sciences
Nigeria
Epidemiology 2014-Socio-economic status, comorbidities and resistance to cephalosporin antibiotics in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae : a cross-sectional studyEpidemiology and Modelling
Control of Infectious Diseases2014Dr. Jo Lines The detection of fine scale heterogeneity in insecticide resistance in Aedes aegypti in two communities in the Yucatan, MexicoHumanities and Environmental Sciences
Mexico
Medical Parasitology2013-Characterisation of the de-ubiquitinating enzyme pfubp-1 and its role as a potential molecular marker for artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from KenyaBiological and Pharmacological SciencesKenya
Medical Parasitology2013Dr Mark RowlandReal-time PCR design for the quatification of sporozite rates and the evaluation of the effect of insecticide resistance on malaria transmission in TanzaniaBiological and Pharmacological SciencesTanzania
Molecular Biology of Infectious Disease2012Dr David Horn Investigating melarsoprol and pentamidine action and resistance in African trypanosomesBiological and Pharmacological Sciences
Tropical Medicine and International Health2012Professor Diana Lockwood Leishmania parasite resistance to drugs, mechanisms and strategies for preventionBiological and Pharmacological Sciences
Tropical Medicine and International Health2012Dr Richard Lessells Absence of HIV drug resistance in patients with treatment failure in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaClinical and Veternary SciencesSouth Africa
Distance Learning Public Health2012Professor Moses Kamya Monitoring for 'plasmodium falciparum' drug resistance to artemether - lumefantrine versus dihydroartemesinin - piperaquine in children under 5 years with uncomplicated malaria in UgandaEpidemiology and ModellingUganda
Control of Infectious Diseases2011Dr. Immo KleinschmidtEpidemiology of malaria and surveillance of artemisinin-resistance in seven Containment Provinces in ThailandEpidemiology and ModellingThailand
Medical Parasitology2011Dr David Horn Characterisation of putative protein kinases involved in drug resistance against Melarsprol in African TrypanosomesBiological and Pharmacological Sciences
Immunology of Infectious Diseases2011Dr Rachel Hallett Investigation of antimalarial drug resistance-associated genetic polymorphisms in UgandaBiological and Pharmacological SciencesUganda
Molecular Biology of Infectious Disease2010-Drug resistance in African trypanosomes.Biological and Pharmacological Sciences
Control of Infectious Diseases2010Dr Ruth McNerneyEpidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, risk factors for drug resistance and implications for its control in North West Province, South AfricaEpidemiology and ModellingSouth Africa
Medical Parasitology2009Dr Rachel HalletPrevalence of plasmodium falciparum multidrug resistance 1(pfmdr1) and chloroquine resistance transporter ( pfcrt) sequence mutations and association with Amodiaquine plus treatment failure in Gambian children in 2003.Biological and Pharmacological SciencesThe Gambia
Medical Parasitology2009Prof. Simon Croft and Prof. David Warhurst Prevalence of pfmdr1, pfcrt, pfdhfr and pfdhps mutations associated with drug resistance, in Attapu and Xepon, Laos PDRBiological and Pharmacological SciencesLaos
Control of Infectious Diseases2009Dr John Stelling and Dr Peter VickermanNosocomial outbreak detection : evaluating the use of biochemical profiles and antimicrobial resistance phenotypes with WHONET and a space?time scan statistic.Epidemiology and Modelling
Public Health2009Dr Paul Wilkinson Does cotrimoxazole prophylaxis for opportunistic infections among HIV infected and HIV exposed individuals induce bacterial resistance to other antibiotic classes? A systematic review of the literature.Clinical and Veternary Sciences
Medical Microbiology2010Professor David Lewis Molecular Detection of Emergent Third Generation Cephalosporin resistance among Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates in South AfricaEpidemiology and ModellingSouth Africa
Public Health2015Dr Jolijn HendriksPublic-targeted communication interventions to improve antibiotic use.Economic, Social and Political Sciences
Public Health in Developing Countries2015Dr Toby LeslieThe effect of rapid diagnostic tests on antibiotic prescribing practices : a secondary analysis of data from a randomised effectiveness trial in Afghanistan.Clinical and Veternary SciencesAfghanistan
Demography and Health2015Dr James LewisSocioeconomic determinants of antibiotic consumption in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil: the effect of restricting over-the-counter sales.Economic, Social and Political SciencesBrazil
Public Health2014Dr Andrew HutchingsInterventions to improve antibiotic stewardship in residential care settings for older people : a systematic reviewEconomic, Social and Political Sciences
Distance Learning Epidemiology2014-Systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical and demographic risk factors for `Clostridium difficile' : investigating risk factors beyond antibiotic useEpidemiology and Modelling
Medical Microbiology2013Dr. Awad-El-Kariem Evaluation of the antibiotic profiles of vancomycin-resistant enterococci strains endemic in renal dialysis units : recommendation for an antibiotic policyBiological and Pharmacological Sciences
Distance Learning Infectious Disease2012-The role of antibiotic prophylaxis in acute necrotizing pancreatitis : a meta-analysisClinical and Veternary Sciences
Tropical Medicine and International Health2010Dr Tom Doherty A comparison of antibiotic regimens for treating louse borne relapsing fever: meta-analysis and study designClinical and Veternary Sciences
Health Policy, Planning and Finance2009-Incentivising antibiotic development: Drawing on the experience of neglected disease drug (and vaccine) development to inform policy intervention.Economic, Social and Political Sciences
Tropical Medicine and International Health2009-A Review of the infection control guidelines for communicable diseases control in complex humanitarian emergencies.Humanities and Environmental Sciences
Control of Infectious Diseases2010Dr Greg ReillyA qualitative evaluation of knowledge and practices related to H1N1 infection control among people who are homeless and service providers in London during the 2009/2010 pandemic periodHumanities and Environmental Sciences
United Kingdom
Public Health in Developing Countries2015Dr Tanya MarchantHealth care workers' experience of tuberculosis infection control : a review of the literature in sub-Saharan Africa.Humanities and Environmental Sciences