Philip Budge, MD, PhD

Health, Tropical Diseases, Lymphatic Filariasis

Dr. Philip Budge is developing diagnostic tools for the detection of parasitic infections. He is specifically collaborating to better detect and treat the eye worm known as loa loa. Dr. Budge is an assistant professor of infectious diseases in the School of Medicine and working with the Death to Onchocerciasis and Lymphatic Filariasis (DOLF) project.

Location

Cameroon

Ghana

Liberia

Côte d’Ivoire

Democratic Republic of Congo

Senegal

Togo

Goals & Impact

Eradicate lymphatic filariasis by expanding surveillance and detection systems.

 

 

Collaborators

  • Gary Weil
  • Government and NGOs in Senegal and Togo
  • DOLF Project

Funding Partners