Imperial College London

Emeritus ProfessorRobertSinden

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences

Emeritus Professor of Parasite Cell Biology



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Sir Alexander Fleming BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Bob's expertise and research focus lies within the field of parasite cell and molecular biology, as well as proteomics and population dynamics of malaria transmission. His research has an overall focus on discovery and characterisation of transmission-blocking vaccine candidates.



Churcher TS, Sinden RE, Edwards NJ, et al., 2017, Probability of Transmission of Malaria from Mosquito to Human Is Regulated by Mosquito Parasite Density in Naive and Vaccinated Hosts, Plos Pathogens, Vol:13, ISSN:1553-7366

Marques J, Valle-Delgado JJ, Urbán P, et al., 2017, Adaptation of targeted nanocarriers to changing requirements in antimalarial drug delivery., Nanomedicine, Vol:13, Pages:515-525

Baragana B, Norcross NR, Wilson C, et al., 2016, Discovery of a Quinoline-4-carboxamide Derivative with a Novel Mechanism of Action, Multistage Antimalarial Activity, and Potent in Vivo Efficacy, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Vol:59, ISSN:0022-2623, Pages:9672-9685

Blagborough AM, Musiychuk K, Bi H, et al., 2016, Transmission blocking potency and immunogenicity of a plant-produced Pvs25-based subunit vaccine against Plasmodium vivax, Vaccine, Vol:34, ISSN:0264-410X, Pages:3252-3259

Delves MJ, Straschil U, Ruecker A, et al., 2016, Routine in vitro culture of P. falciparum gametocytes to evaluate novel transmission-blocking interventions, Nature Protocols, Vol:11, ISSN:1754-2189, Pages:1668-1680

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