Infection with the larval stage of Taenia solium, the pork tapeworm, is one of the leading causes of acquired epilepsy in endemic countries. T. solium is a… Read more »
Before taking on this role Anouk worked as a post-doctoral researcher in the Parasites & Vectors division of the Natural History Museum (NHM) of London. Her research on schistosomiasis involved regularly travelling to Tanzania to collect schistosome and snail samples for genetic analysis and for archiving in the Schistosomiasis Collection at the NHM (SCAN). Particularly passionate about public outreach and engagement with science she blogs, tweets and talks about parasites and neglected tropical diseases.
Latest posts by Anouk Gouvras (see all)
- Taenia solium, taeniasis and cysticercosis - 29th December 2023
- Parasitizing deep-sea hydrothermal vents - 18th August 2023
- Saving squirrel monkeys from fatal toxoplasmosis: a promising new vaccine - 2nd June 2023
What do deep-sea hydrothermal vent ecosystems tell us about parasite richness, diversity and the advantage of certain life history traits? Researchers at the… Read more »
A study reports on a promising vaccine candidate for toxoplasmosis to protect highly susceptible squirrel monkeys in parks and zoos.
Researchers use socioeconomic and ecosystem degradation variables to improve the predictive accuracy of disease risk models for NTDs in Brazil.
Researchers from the UK and Ireland share important findings on the epidemiology of endoparasites of wild passerine birds.
Researchers at the University of Kentucky undertook the first study and characterization of the microbiota of an ascarid parasite, of an equine parasite and of… Read more »
A study in Cambridge investigated and compared the worm burden of friars living in a monastery in medieval England with that of towns people in the local… Read more »
A recent study in Senegal looks at the financial impact of livestock schistosomiasis, highlighting that loss of earnings and reduced productivity is an outcome… Read more »
In a recent study, researchers evaluate the cost of using ‘Tiny Target’ tsetse control in Cote D’Ivoire and demonstrate how vector ecology and geography… Read more »
Parasitology and Conservation: what parasites can tell us about endangered species and their management. The case of the Eurasian Lynx in Germany.
A recent study on intestinal and pulmonary parasite population of the re-introduced, endangered Eurasian lynx in Germany reveals useful insights into the health… Read more »