Imperial College London

Dr Katy Gaythorpe

Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Research Fellow







Norfolk PlaceSt Mary's Campus





I am the research lead for the Vaccine Impact Modelling Consortium (VIMC), funded by Gavi, the vaccine alliance and BMGF. I am also a member of the Imperial College COVID-19 response team. 

Previously I was a Research Associate examining the effects of intervention strategies on infectious disease dynamics through the use of mathematical modelling; working on the burden and impact of vaccination on Yellow Fever  as part of the VIMC.

I have also worked on modelling norovirus transmission at population level with a view to examining vaccination strategies. My PhD focused on modelling cholera transmission in spatially heterogeneous populations.



Watson O, Alhaffar M, Mehchy Z, et al., 2021, Leveraging community mortality indicators to infer COVID-19 mortality and transmission dynamics in Damascus, Syria, Nature Communications, Vol:12, ISSN:2041-1723, Pages:1-10

Hogan AB, Winskill P, Watson OJ, et al., 2021, Within-country age-based prioritisation, global allocation, and public health impact of a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2: a mathematical modelling analysis, Vaccine, ISSN:0264-410X

Cracknell Daniels B, Gaythorpe K, Imai N, et al., 2021, Yellow fever in Asia - a risk analysis, Journal of Travel Medicine, Vol:28, ISSN:1195-1982

Volz E, Mishra S, Chand M, et al., 2021, Assessing transmissibility of SARS-CoV-2 lineage B.1.1.7 in England, Nature, ISSN:0028-0836

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