Professor Bob Snow

Principal Investigator

Professor of Malaria Epidemiology at the University of Oxford
Principal Scientist, Population & Health Theme, Kenyan Medical Research Institute-Wellcome Trust Programme, Nairobi, Kenya

Bob has lived and worked in Africa since 1984. His early work in The Gambia was on the first clinical trials of insecticide treated bed nets. In 1989, he moved to Kenya to set up the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust collaboration at Kilifi. Since 1995, he has worked on developing tools and approaches to measuring malaria risks at national, regional and global scales. He has published over 350 articles on malaria, is a technical advisor to the Kenyan Government and sits on a number of international malaria advisory panels. He has been supported by the Wellcome Trust (UK) since 1992 and is currently a Principal Fellow. He was made a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2008, honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2015 and is co-principal investigator to the LINK project.