Prof. Dr. med. Daniel Paris, Associate Professor, MD, PhD, DTMH

Medical Director,
Head of Department

Organisational Entity

Daniel Paris, MD, PhD, DTMH, is a clinical doctor, Associate Professor and Medical Director and Head of the Department of Medicine at Swiss TPH. His position incorporates the fusion of two predominantly service-oriented departments into a single medical department, with the addition of clinical translational research and diagnostic methodologies. Paris is a Swiss national, clinically trained at the University of Zurich. He spent many years working in clinical research in Southeast Asia for the University of Oxford, based in Bangkok as coordinator of clinical tropical medicine research with a focus on tropical rickettsial illnesses, diagnostics, clinical trials and causes-of-fever studies.

Arpagaus A et al. Extrapulmonary tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients in rural Tanzania: the prospective Kilombero and Ulanga antiretroviral cohort. PLoS One. 2020;15(3):e0229875. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0229875

Bircher R.E et al. High failure rates of protease inhibitor-based antiretroviral treatment in rural Tanzania - a prospective cohort study. PLoS One. 2020;15(1):e0227600. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0227600

Brown J.A et al. Genotype-Informed Versus Empiric Management Of VirEmia (GIVE MOVE): study protocol of an open-label randomised clinical trial in children and adolescents living with HIV in Lesotho and Tanzania. BMC Infect Dis. 2020;20:773. DOI: 10.1186/s12879-020-05491-9

Brummaier T, Kabeer B.S.A, Chaussabel D, Utzinger J, McGready R, Paris D.H. Blood gene transcript signature profiling in pregnancies resulting in preterm birth: a systematic review. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol X. 2020;8:100118. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurox.2020.100118

Brummaier T et al. Cohort profile: molecular signature in pregnancy (MSP): longitudinal high-frequency sampling to characterise cross-omic trajectories in pregnancy in a resource-constrained setting. BMJ Open. 2020;10(10):e041631. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041631

Ndege R et al. Ultrasound in managing extrapulmonary tuberculosis: a randomized controlled two-center study. BMC Infect Dis. 2020;20:349. DOI: 10.1186/s12879-020-05073-9

Paris D.H, Kelly D.J, Fuerst P.A, Day N.P.J, Richards A.L. A brief history of the major rickettsioses in the Asia-Australia-Pacific region: a capstone review for the special issue of TMID. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2020;5(4):156. DOI: 10.3390/tropicalmed5040165

Wangrangsimakul T et al. Clinical characteristics and outcome of children hospitalized with scrub typhus in an area of endemicity. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2020;9(2):202-209. DOI: 10.1093/jpids/piz014

West E.A et al. Corona immunitas: study protocol of a nationwide program of SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence and seroepidemiologic studies in Switzerland. Int J Public Health. 2020;65:1529–1548. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-020-01494-0

Albrecht S et al. Age-related comorbidities and mortality in people living with HIV in rural Tanzania: data from a prospective cohort study. AIDS. 2019;33(6):1031-1041. DOI: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002171