Nguyen Minh Nguyet, MD, PhD.
Postdoctoral Scientist – Dengue group
Nguyet obtained her medical degree from University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in 2005. She started working as a study doctor in Dengue group, OUCRU in 2007. She got her PhD from the Open University, UK in 2016 investigating the variables mediating dengue virus transmission and severity and mortality of this disease, under the supervision of Prof. Cameron Simmons and Prof. Tran Tinh Hien. She is now involved in managing many clinical studies of the Dengue Group. She is also voluntarily participating in many activities of Public Engagement team, such as Science Theatre, Chat with the Scientists (“I’m a Scientist, get me out of here!”), Science articles for children, etc.
Nguyet’s key publications include:
Nguyen NM, Whitehorn JS, Luong Thi Hue T, et al. Physicians, Primary Caregivers and Topical Repellent: All Under-Utilised Resources in Stopping Dengue Virus Transmission in Affected Households. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2016; 10:e0004667. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004667
Bich TD, Pham OK, Hai DH, et al. A pregnant woman with acute cardiorespiratory failure: dengue myocarditis. Lancet 2015; 385:1260. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60239-2.
Nguyen NM, Thi Hue Kien D, Tuan TV, Quyen NT, Tran CN, Vo Thi L, et al. Host and viral features of human dengue cases shape the population of infected and infectious Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 May; 110(22):9072-7. doi: 10.1073/pnas.130339511
Nguyen NM, Tran CN, Phung LK, Duong KT, Huynh HL, Farrar J, et al. A Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Trial of Balapiravir, a Polymerase Inhibitor, in Adult Dengue Patients. J Infect Dis. 2013 May; 207(9):1442-50. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jis470
Tricou V, Minh NN, Van TP, Lee SJ, Farrar J, et al. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Chloroquine for the Treatment of Dengue in Vietnamese Adults. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2010 Aug; 4(8): e785. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000785.