Paul Newton, DPhil, MRCP

Paul Newton is an infectious disease doctor and Director of the Lao-Oxford-Mahosot-Wellcome Trust Research Unit (LOMWRU), Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital in Vientiane, Laos, within the Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Health Network, core funded by the Wellcome Trust. He is also head of the Medicine Quality Scientific Group of the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory. After a DPhil in field zoology research he read clinical medicine and qualified in 1989 and MRCP in 1992 and DTM&H in 1996. He was lecturer to Professor Sir Nicholas White 1996-2001 in Mahidol University, Bangkok, and moved to Laos in 2002.

His main research interests are on the epidemiology and detection of substandard and falsified medical products and on the diversify of fevers, especially rickettsial pathogens, in rural Asia and their epidemiology and how they can be diagnosed and managed.

Professor of Tropical Medicine & Honorary Consultant Physician
University of Oxford
Churchill Hospital
Centre for Tropical Medicine & Global Health

Honorary Professor of Tropical Medicine
National University of Laos


Honorary Professor, Faculty of Infectious & Tropical Diseases
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine



1996 Oxford University Medical School: ‘Teacher of the month’ General Medicine
1990 British Council award to visit Department of Zoology, Jodhpur
1988 Sasakawa Fund & Royal Society awards
1985-1991 Royal Society Travel Grants for zoological fieldwork in India
1984-1988 British Diabetic Association: Hermon Whittaker Memorial Bursary
1984-1987 Foulkes Foundation: Fellowship to read medicine
1978 University of East Anglia: First Prize, Biology Finals

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  1. Kantele A, Kuenzli E, Dunn SJ, Dance DAB, Newton PN, Davong V, Mero S, Pakkanen SH, Neumayr A, Hatz C, Snaith A, Kallonen T, Corander J, McNally A. Dynamics of intestinal multidrug-resistant bacteria colonisation contracted by visitors to a high-endemic setting: a prospective, daily, real-time sampling study. Lancet Microbe. 2021 Apr; 2(4):e151-e158. PMID: 33821248
     
  2. Elliott I, Thangnimitchok N, de Cesare M, Linsuwanon P, Paris DH, Day NPJ, Newton PN, Bowden R, Batty EM. Targeted capture and sequencing of Orientia tsutsugamushi genomes from chiggers and humans. Infect Genet Evol. 2021 Mar 23; 91:104818. PMID: 33771726
     
  3. Chung The H, Bodhidatta L, Pham DT, Mason CJ, Ha Thanh T, Voong Vinh P, Turner P, Hem S, Dance DAB, Newton PN, Phetsouvanh R, Davong V, Thwaites GE, Thomson NR, Baker S, Rabaa MA. Evolutionary histories and antimicrobial resistance in Shigella flexneri and Shigella sonnei in Southeast Asia. Commun Biol. 2021 Mar 19; 4(1):353. PMID: 33742111
     
  4. Ter SK, Rattanavong S, Roberts T, Sengduangphachanh A, Sihalath S, Panapruksachat S, Vongsouvath M, Newton PN, Simpson AJH, Robinson MT. Molecular Detection of Pathogens in Negative Blood Cultures in the Lao People's Democratic Republic. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Mar 01. PMID: 33646978
     
  5. Ahouidi A, Ali M, Almagro-Garcia J, Amambua-Ngwa A, Amaratunga C, Amato R, Amenga-Etego L, Andagalu B, Anderson TJC, Andrianaranjaka V, Apinjoh T, Ariani C, Ashley EA, Auburn S, Awandare G, Ba H, Baraka V, Barry AE, Bejon P, Bertin GI, Boni MF, Borrmann S, Bousema T, Branch O, Bull PC, Busby GBJ, Chookajorn T, Chotivanich K, Claessens A, Conway D, Craig A, D'Alessandro U, Dama S, Day NP, Denis B, Diakite M, Djimdé A, Dolecek C, Dondorp AM, Drakeley C, Drury E, Duffy P, Echeverry DF, Egwang TG, Erko B, Fairhurst RM, Faiz A, Fanello CA, Fukuda MM, Gamboa D, Ghansah A, Golassa L, Goncalves S, Hamilton WL, Harrison GLA, Hart L, Henrichs C, Hien TT, Hill CA, Hodgson A, Hubbart C, Imwong M, Ishengoma DS, Jackson SA, Jacob CG, Jeffery B, Jeffreys AE, Johnson KJ, Jyothi D, Kamaliddin C, Kamau E, Kekre M, Kluczynski K, Kochakarn T, Konaté A, Kwiatkowski DP, Kyaw MP, Lim P, Lon C, Loua KM, Maïga-Ascofaré O, Malangone C, Manske M, Marfurt J, Marsh K, Mayxay M, Miles A, Miotto O, Mobegi V, Mokuolu OA, Montgomery J, Mueller I, Newton PN, Nguyen T, Nguyen TN, Noedl H, Nosten F, Noviyanti R, Nzila A, Ochola-Oyier LI, Ocholla H, Oduro A, Omedo I, Onyamboko MA, Ouedraogo JB, Oyebola K, Pearson RD, Peshu N, Phyo AP, Plowe CV, Price RN, Pukrittayakamee S, Randrianarivelojosia M, Rayner JC, Ringwald P, Rockett KA, Rowlands K, Ruiz L, Saunders D, Shayo A, Siba P, Simpson VJ, Stalker J, Su XZ, Sutherland C, Takala-Harrison S, Tavul L, Thathy V, Tshefu A, Verra F, Vinetz J, Wellems TE, Wendler J, White NJ, Wright I, Yavo W, Ye H. An open dataset of Plasmodium falciparum genome variation in 7,000 worldwide samples. Wellcome Open Res. 2021; 6:42. PMID: 33824913
     
  6. Ling CL, Roberts T, Soeng S, Cusack TP, Dance DAB, Lee SJ, Reed TAN, Hinfonthong P, Sihalath S, Sengduangphachanh A, Watthanaworawit W, Wangrangsimakul T, Newton PN, Nosten FH, Turner P, Ashley EA. Impact of delays to incubation and storage temperature on blood culture results: a multi-centre study. BMC Infect Dis. 2021 Feb 12; 21(1):173. PMID: 33579205
     
  7. Liechti N, Zimmermann RE, Zopfi J, Robinson MT, Pierret A, Ribolzi O, Rattanavong S, Davong V, Newton PN, Wittwer M, Dance DAB. Whole-Genome Assemblies of 16 Burkholderia pseudomallei Isolates from Rivers in Laos. Microbiol Resour Announc. 2021 Jan 28; 10(4). PMID: 33509986
     
  8. Mayxay M, Douangdala P, Vilayhong C, Phommasone K, Chansamouth V, Vongsouvath M, Rattanavong S, Chang K, Sengvilaipaseuth O, Chanthongthip A, Thongpaseuth S, Newton PN, Dubot-Pérès A. Outcome of Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) Infection in Pediatric and Adult Patients at Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Dec 21. PMID: 33350379
     
  9. Elders PND, Dhawan S, Tanganuchitcharnchai A, Phommasone K, Chansamouth V, Day NPJ, Garcia-Rivera JA, Hertz JC, Mayxay M, Vongsouvath M, Dubot-Pérès A, Robinson MT, Newton PN, Blacksell SD. Diagnostic accuracy of an in-house Scrub Typhus enzyme linked immunoassay for the detection of IgM and IgG antibodies in Laos. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020 12; 14(12):e0008858. PMID: 33284807
     
  10. Hossain MS, Commons RJ, Douglas NM, Thriemer K, Alemayehu BH, Amaratunga C, Anvikar AR, Ashley EA, Asih PBS, Carrara VI, Lon C, D'Alessandro U, Davis TME, Dondorp AM, Edstein MD, Fairhurst RM, Ferreira MU, Hwang J, Janssens B, Karunajeewa H, Kiechel JR, Ladeia-Andrade S, Laman M, Mayxay M, McGready R, Moore BR, Mueller I, Newton PN, Thuy-Nhien NT, Noedl H, Nosten F, Phyo AP, Poespoprodjo JR, Saunders DL, Smithuis F, Spring MD, Stepniewska K, Suon S, Suputtamongkol Y, Syafruddin D, Tran HT, Valecha N, Van Herp M, Van Vugt M, White NJ, Guerin PJ, Simpson JA, Price RN. The risk of Plasmodium vivax parasitaemia after P. falciparum malaria: An individual patient data meta-analysis from the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network. PLoS Med. 2020 11; 17(11):e1003393. PMID: 33211712
     
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Bar chart showing 321 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 33 publications in 2015

YearPublications
20013
20024
20039
20045
200511
200616
200718
200813
20099
201013
201114
201217
201313
201419
201533
201623
201716
201822
201925
202031
20217

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