Nick White

Nick White


Oxford University

Professor Nicholas White is Professor of Tropical Medicine at the Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University and Oxford University, and is also a Consultant Physician at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK. He chairs the Welcome Trust Tropical Medicine Research Programme in South-East Asia, and the Oxford Tropical Medicine Network (encompassing research groups in Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Kenya and The Gambia). He also currently co-chairs the World Health Organisation antimalarial treatment guidelines committee and the WHO Global Malaria Programme case management cluster.

He is currently on the Editorial or Advisory Boards of 13 scientific journals including The Lancet, PLOS Medicine, the European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. He has published over 880 scientific papers and over 40 book chapters.

Professor White’s diverse interests include the epidemiology, pathophysiology and management of uncomplicated and severe malaria, meliodosis, enteric fever, tetanus, dengue haemorrhagic fever, Japanese encephalitis and tuberculosis. His particular interests at present include the pathophysiology and treatment of severe malaria,  the prevention of antimalarial drug resistance using artemisinin-based combinations. and the biology of relapse in vivax malaria.

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