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Tom Hambridge

PhD Candidate
Tom Hambridge

Research group

Infectious disease control
Tom Hambridge

Tom has extensive project management experience in clinical research and drug development, overseeing large international studies in both academia and the private sector. Over the past several years, he has managed clinical trials in a range of therapeutic areas including oncology, autoimmune disorders, infectious disease and vaccines.

He holds postgraduate degrees in immunology and global health and is currently a PhD candidate in infectious disease epidemiology at Erasmus University Medical Center (Erasmus MC) in Rotterdam. His current research focus is on leprosy transmission and control in sub-Saharan Africa, as well as mentoring junior health researchers.

Publications list

Most relevant publications

PEP4LEP study protocol: integrated skin screening and SDR-PEP administration for leprosy prevention: comparing the effectiveness and feasibility of a community-based intervention to a health centre-based intervention in Ethiopia, Mozambique and Tanzania

Schoenmakers A, Hambridge T, van Wijk R, Kasang C, Richardus JH, Bobosha K, Mitano F, Mshana SE, Mamo E, Marega A, Mwageni N, Letta T, Muloliwa AM, Kamara DV, Eman AM, Raimundo L, Njako B, Mieras L.

BMJ Open

Mycobacterium leprae transmission characteristics during the declining stages of leprosy incidence: A systematic review

Hambridge T, Nanjan Chandran SL, Geluk A, Saunderson P, Richardus JH.

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases

High prevalence of antibiotic resistance in commensal Escherichia coli from healthy human sources in community settings

Nji E, Kazibwe J, Hambridge T, Joko CA, Larbi AA, Damptey LAO, Nkansa-Gyamfi NA, Stålsby Lundborg C, Lien TQ.

Scientific Reports - Nature

Hepatitis B mother-to-child transmission in the Eastern Region of Ghana: a cross-sectional pilot study

Hambridge T, Nartey Y, Duah A, Plymoth A.

The Pan African Medical Journal

Monogenic mutations differentially affect the quantity and quality of T follicular helper cells in patients with human primary immunodeficiencies

Ma CS, Wong N, Rao G, Avery DT, Torpy J, Hambridge T, Bustamante J, Okada S, Stoddard JL, Deenick EK, Pelham SJ, Payne K, Boisson-Dupuis S, Puel A, Kobayashi M, Arkwright PD, Kilic SS, El Baghdadi J, Nonoyama S, Minegishi Y, Mahdaviani SA, Mansouri D, Bousfiha A, Blincoe AK, French MA, Hsu P, Campbell DE, Stormon MO, Wong M, Adelstein S, Smart JM, Fulcher DA, Cook MC, Phan TG, Stepensky P, Boztug K, Kansu A, İkincioğullari A, Baumann U, Beier R, Roscioli T, Ziegler JB, Gray P, Picard C, Grimbacher B, Warnatz K, Holland SM, Casanova JL, Uzel G, Tangye SG.

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Master of Science – Global Health

Karolinska Institutet (2018)


‘Pilot study on hepatitis B mother-to-child transmission in Ghana’


Bachelor of Science (honours) – Immunology

University of New South Wales (2010)

First Class Honours

‘Investigating the plasticity of CD4+ T lymphocyte differentiation’

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