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.

Mollel G.J et al. Causes of death and associated factors over a decade of follow-up in a cohort of people living with HIV in rural Tanzania. BMC Infect Dis. 2022;22:37. DOI: 10.1186/s12879-021-06962-3

Tran H.T.D et al. Simple clinical and laboratory predictors to improve empirical treatment strategies in areas of high scrub typhus and dengue endemicity, central Vietnam. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16(5):e0010281. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010281

Akello J.O et al. Genomic analyses of human adenoviruses unravel novel recombinant genotypes associated with severe infections in pediatric patients. Sci Rep. 2021;11:24038. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-03445-y

Brummaier T et al. Improved detection of intestinal helminth infections with a formalin ethyl-acetate-based concentration technique compared to a crude formalin concentration technique. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2021;6(2):51. DOI: 10.3390/tropicalmed6020051

Brummaier T et al. Burden of soil-transmitted helminth infection in pregnant refugees and migrants on the Thailand-Myanmar border: results from a retrospective cohort. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15(3):e0009219. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009219

Chernet A, Probst-Hensch N, Sydow V, Paris D.H, Labhardt N.D. Mental health and resilience among Eritrean refugees at arrival and one-year post-registration in Switzerland: a cohort study. BMC Res Notes. 2021;14:281. DOI: 10.1186/s13104-021-05695-5

Das A.M et al. Modelling the impact of fexinidazole use on human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) transmission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15(11):e0009992. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009992

Elliott I et al. Orientia tsutsugamushi dynamics in vectors and hosts: ecology and risk factors for foci of scrub typhus transmission in northern Thailand. Parasit Vectors. 2021;14:540. DOI: 10.1186/s13071-021-05042-4

Elliott I et al. Targeted capture and sequencing of Orientia tsutsugamushi genomes from chiggers and humans. Infect Genet Evol. 2021;91:104818. DOI: 10.1016/j.meegid.2021.104818

Kahlig P, Neumayr A, Paris D.H. Louse-borne relapsing fever-a systematic review and analysis of the literature: part 2-mortality, jarisch-herxheimer reaction, impact on pregnancy. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15(3):e0008656. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008656