Infection Medicine

Caitlin Jones

My PhD project focuses on hidden reservoirs of infection and infection without disease regarding the NTDs.

Ms Caitlin Jones

PhD Student - Welburn Group

  • 4th Floor
  • ZJE Building
  • International Campus

Contact details

Personal Profile

  • Undergraduate at University of Edinburgh, BSc Hons Biomedical Science (Infectious Diseases). Worked with Prof Welburn on global pentavalent antimonial treatment failure in the treatment of the leishmaniases.
  • MScR at University of Edinburgh in Biomedical Science Research, placed in The Parasite Immuno-epidemiology Group (PI Prof Mutapi) working on the impact of annual mass drug administration programmes on the impact of schistosomiasis in Zimbabwean children. Also worked in the Rowe Lab (PI Prof Alex Rowe) on the role of the Wrightb antigen in Plasmodium-infected erythrocyte resetting

Research Theme

Global Health

Host-Pathogen Interactions

Recent Publications

  • Jones CM, Welburn SC, Jones JD. Treatment failure of pentavalent antimonial therapy for human visceral leishmaniasis: a meta-analysis. J Glob Health Rep 2019; 3: e2019048.
  • Mduluza T, Jones C, Osakunor DNM, Lim R, Kuebel JK, Phiri I, et al. (2020) Six rounds of annual praziquantel treatment during a national helminth control program significantly reduced schistosome infection and morbidity levels in a cohort of schoolchildren in Zimbabwe. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 14(6): e0008388. journal.pntd.0008388 .