Bronx STEM Scholars Program

Dr Tim Paget, Department of Chemistry

Research interests

My current research covers two major areas 1) the biochemistry/ protein chemistry associated with pathogenicty of a range of protozoan parasites and 2) the identification of novel approaches/drugs for the treatment of infection.

I work on two major pathogens Giardia and Leishmania. Our work on Leishmania was recently highlighted by the BBC.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/humber/6933773.stm and the delivery of PDT drugs to the intracellular form of the parasite using modified liposomes also on the BBC web site http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8219634.stm

 

Giardia

Leishmania

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