Head of Unit
Prof. Dr. Pharmacist
Jennifer Keiser leads the Helminth Drug Development unit in the Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology department at Swiss TPH. The unit maintains a large and quite unique set of helminth-rodent models. Research objectives of her team include in vitro and in vivo evaluation of biological activities of compounds, assay development, preclinical studies such as pharmacokinetics and metabolism, and clinical trials in helminthiasis-endemic countries, particularly in Côte d’Ivoire, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Russia and Tanzania.