Dr David Carmena is a Research Associate at the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College London (UK). David received his Ph.D. in Parasitology from the University of the Basque Country (Spain) in 2001. Before joinig the MRC CSC in 2005 he was a postdoc at the Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College London. In the field of parasitology, David's research focuses on zoonotic diseases caused by helminths (i.e. echinococcosis/hydatidosis) and protozoa (criptosporidiosis and giardiasis). He is particularly interested in those aspects related to the diagnosis, epidemiology, transmission dynamics and evaluation of economic losses caused by these infections, both from the human and animal perspective.
Biography Updated on 1 March 2012