Martin Walker
Co-Head schistosomiasis/STHs & lymphatic filariasis themes
Research Theme
Schistosomiasis & STHs

Dr Martin Walker leads the schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminth research theme, a collaborative global forum for sharing and analysing data to improve treatment outcomes for these neglected poverty-related diseases.

Martin is a Lecturer and Assistant Professor in Epidemiology at the Royal Veterinary College, University of London and an Honorary Lecturer at Imperial College London. His core research interests lie in big data analytics and mathematical modelling applied to the treatment, control and elimination of parasitic infectious diseases. Martin previously led the ‘QuoVadis’ project (World Health Organization), improving methods for monitoring and evaluating responses to the drugs used for Preventative Chemotherapy of human helminthiases.