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Kevin Marsh

KEMRI Wellcome Collaborative Research programme

Professor Kevin Marsh has a broad research interest in child health in the tropics, with a particular focus in the immune epidemiology of malaria. From 1989 to 2014 he directed the KEMRI Wellcome Programme in Kenya. Kevin's research interests  focus on three main areas:

  • Identifying the protective immune response to malaria
  • Regulation of immune responses
  • Determinants of virulence

Kevin has a particular interest is in the development of  science in Africa. He is currently seconded for 50% of his time as senior adviser to the African Academy of Sciences. Kevin is chair of the WHO Malaria policy advisory committee (MPAC) and  a member of many global health advisory groups.


Direct Entry Research Degrees Doctoral Training Centre Degrees