Member of ESCCAP UK & Ireland
Professor of Parasite Infection Biology
Department of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Cambridge
Cinzia Cantacessi is Professor of Parasite Infection Biology at the Department of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Cambridge. Her research interests fall within the general area of host-parasite interactions, and specifically the ability of helminth parasites to modify the structure and function of the host gut flora to their advantage. Cinzia has authored or co-authored >130 articles in peer-reviewed international journals within the field of Parasitology, and serves on the Editorial Boards of prestigious publications, including Trends in Parasitology (Cell Press), Parasitology (Cambridge University Press) and PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases (PLoS Library).