Dr Verena Carrara
Verena is currently working at the Institute of Global Health in Geneva, Switzerland as a coordinator in the Master of Advanced Studies in Public Health and as a scientific collaborator on projects in partnership with IDDO and with SMRU where she was based until 2020.
Her research work was initially focused on malaria epidemiology and later included maternal and child health, in particular the role of maternal infections and nutritional status in relation to birth outcome, child’s development in the 2 first years of life.
Outcomes for 298 breastfed neonates whose mothers received ketamine and diazepam for postpartum tubal ligation in a resource-limited setting
Gilder ME. et al, (2021), BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 21
A randomized controlled trial of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine, artesunate-mefloquine and extended artemether-lumefantrine treatments for malaria in pregnancy on the Thailand-Myanmar border.
Saito M. et al, (2021), BMC medicine, 19
Fetal cranial growth trajectories are associated with growth and neurodevelopment at 2 years of age: INTERBIO-21st Fetal Study
Villar J. et al, (2021), Nature Medicine, 27, 647 - 652
Short maternal stature and gestational weight gain among refugee and migrant women birthing appropriate for gestational age term newborns: a retrospective cohort on the Myanmar-Thailand border, 2004-2016.
Lee SJ. et al, (2021), BMJ global health, 6
The risk of Plasmodium vivax parasitaemia after P. falciparum malaria: An individual patient data meta-analysis from the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network
Hossain MS. et al, (2020), PLOS Medicine, 17, e1003393 - e1003393