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Dr Direk LimmathurotsakulWellcome Trust Intermediate Research Fellow

Direk is a Wellcome Trust Intermediate Research Fellow in Public Health and Tropical Medicine from Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Thailand. His fellowship project entitles, "Reducing the Global Burden of Melioidosis". Direk is focusing on mapping the distribution of melioidosis worldwide and using Bayesian geostatistical methods.

Selected Publications

Limmathurotsakul, D., Golding, N., Dance, D.A.B., Messina, J.P., Pigott, D.M., Moyes, C.L., Rolim, D.B., Bertherat, E., Day, N.P.J., Peacock, S.J. and Hay, S.I. (2016). Predicted global distribution of Burkholderia pseudomallei and burden of melioidosis. Nature Microbiology, 1 : 15008 DOI


September 2013 - October 2015 Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellowship Melioidosis is a threat to human health throughout South and East Asia, Northern Australia, the Indian subcontinent and areas of Africa and South America. The overall case fatality rate of melioidosis...
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