Professor Steve Lindsay

Network Director

Professor Lindsay is Professor of Public Health Entomology at Durham University, UK and has a passion for studying some of the world's most important vector-borne diseases, including malaria, lymphatic filariasis, dengue and trachoma. He has considerable experience in medical entomology, parasitology, ecology and clinical epidemiology and solves pure and applied problems in the laboratory and field using a wide range of techniques. His particular interest is in the design of simple tools for malaria control and he has carried out field studies in The Gambia, Burkina Faso, China, Ethiopia, Kenya, Laos PDR, Tanzania, Thailand and Uganda over the last 30 years. He has an Honorary Chair at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and is co-chair of the Housing and Malaria workstream of RBM, as well as sitting on the World Health Organisations' Vector Control Advisory Group and Technical Advisory Group for Neglected Tropical Diseases.