Jennifer Keiser
Research Theme
Schistosomiasis & STHs

Jennifer Keiser is an Associate Professor at the Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) in Basel, Switzerland.

Jennifer holds a diploma of pharmacy and a PhD in zoology from the University of Basel. Jennifer was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton University, NJ, USA from 2000 to 2003. She is heading the Helminth Drug Development Unit, which maintains a unique set of helminth rodent models.

Research objectives of her team include in vitro and in vivo evaluation of biological activities of compounds, assay development, preclinical studies such as pharmacokinetic studies, and clinical trials in helminthiasis endemic countries.