Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Honorary Lecturer







Norfolk PlaceSt Mary's Campus




Publications co-authored with members of DIDE

  1. Cairns M, Ghani AC, Okell LC, Gosling R, Carneiro I, Anto F, Asoala V, Owusu-Agyei S, Greenwood B, Chandramohan D, Milligan P. Modelling the protective efficacy of alternative delivery schedules for intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in infants and children. PLoS ONE 2011 6(4): e18947
  2. Cairns M, Roca-Feltrer A, Garske T, Wilson A, Diallo D, Milligan P, Ghani A, Greenwood B. Estimating the potential public health impact of seasonal malaria chemoprevention in African children. Nature Communications 2012 3:881
  3. Walker PG, Griffin JT, Cairns M, Rogerson SJ, van Eijk AM, ter Kuile F, Ghani AC. A model of parity-dependent immunity to placental malaria.  Nature Communications 2013  4:1609.
  4. Okell L, Cairns M, Griffin JT, Ferguson NM, Tarning J, Jagoe G, Hugo P, Baker M, D’Alessandro U, Bousema T, Ubben D, Ghani AC. Contrasting benefits of different artemisinin combination therapies as first-line malaria treatments using model-based cost-effectiveness analysis. Nature Communications. 2014 Nov 26;5:5606. doi: 10.1038/ncomms6606.
  5. Walker PGT, Cairns M. Value of additional chemotherapy for malaria in pregnancy. Lancet Global Health 3(3):e116-7.
  6. Cairns M. Walker PGT. Monthly malaria chemoprevention shows potential in an area of very high, perennial malaria transmission.  Evidence Based Medicine, 2015 20(3):110.
  7. Cairns M, Walker PGT, Okell LC, Griffin JT, Garske T, Asante KP, Owusu-Agyei S, Diallo D, Dicko A, Cisse B, Greenwood B, Chandramohan C, Ghani A, Milligan P. Seasonality in malaria transmission – implications for case-management with long-acting artemisinin combination therapy in sub-Saharan Africa. Malaria Journal 2015, 14:321.
  8. Walker P, Floyd J, ter Kuile F, Cairns M. Estimated Impact on Birth Weight of Scaling-up Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Malaria in Pregnancy Given Sulphadoxine-Pyrimethamine Resistance in Africa: a Mathematical Model (PLoS Medicine, in press)