Caitlin Naylor
Programme Manager
Research Theme
Visceral leishmaniasis

Caitlin joined IDDO in August 2021 and works as the Programme Manager for the Visceral Leishmaniasis and COVID-19 platforms, managing delivery of these programmes, their scientific research activities and collaborations. Additionally, as part of the IDDO Programme Management team, Caitlin supports wider strategic and operational development for the IDDO portfolio of research themes on neglected poverty-related diseases.

Caitlin has a degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Edinburgh, with an honours specialisation in Infectious Diseases. She went on to complete a PhD at the University of Virginia in microbiology, followed by postdoctoral scientist positions at MRC Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and at the University of Oxford, researching a range of topics including malnutrition, enteric infections, and malaria.