Prof Helen Ayles
Zambart & London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Prof Helen Ayles, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, DTM&H, MSc, PhD has worked in the field of HIV and TB in Africa for over 20 years, both implementing care programs and undertaking research. She is a Professor of Infectious Diseases and International Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and is the Director of Research of Zambart, a multidisciplinary research group that has conducted a range of studies from clinical trials and laboratory based diagnostic studies to community randomized trials.
Prof Ayles is the overall PI of the TREATS study, a consortium funded by the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership, evaluating the effect of population-level HIV and TB screening and treatment on the burden of TB. The TREATS-COVID study is nested within this larger parent study.