13. Lê Văn TẤN

Associate Professor Lê Văn Tấn

Head of Emerging Infections Group

As an independent investigator, his aim is to develop local and national expertise within Viet Nam and the wider region so that ongoing and future emerging infectious disease challenges can be addressed from within the affected regions and communities.

His early work focused on pathogen discovery, which led the to discovery of a novel cyclovirus in 4% of Vietnamese patients with encephalitis. Currently, he also has NIH funding support to explore novel cause(s) of sepsis in Southeast Asia.



2017 – 2022

Wellcome Intermediate Fellowship to study the translational potential of new technologies such as mass spectrometry and next-generation sequencing in patients with brain infections in Vietnam,

2013 – 2017

Wellcome Training Fellowship, studying molecular epidemiology of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease in Viet Nam and its implication for vaccine development and implementation.


PhD in Life and Biomolecular Sciences from Open University, UK


Joined OUCRU

Bài báo Nghiên cứu

Nguyen Van Hao, Huynh Thi Loan, Lam Minh Yen, Evelyne Kestelyn, Duc Du Hong, Duong Bich Thuy, Nguyen Thanh Nguyen, Ha Thi Hai Duong, Tran Thi Diem Thuy, Phung Tran Huy Nhat, Phan Nguyen Quoc Khanh, Nguyen Thi Phuong Dung, Nguyen Hoan Phu, Nguyen Thanh Phong, Pham Thi Lieu, Pham Thi Tuyen, Bui Thi Bich Hanh, Ho Dang Trung Nghia, Pham Kieu Nguyet Oanh, Phan Vinh Tho, Tran Tan Thanh, Hugo C Turner, H Rogier van Doorn, Le Van Tan, Duncan Wyncoll, Nicholas Pj Day, Ronald B Geskus, Guy E Thwaites, Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, C Louise Thwaites
Lancet Glob Health
June 1, 2022
DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(22)00117-6
Ton That Thanh, Nguyen Thi Thanh Nhan, Nguyen To Anh, Le Thanh Chung, Pham Thi Thuy Duyen, Le Thi Kim Chi, Nguyen Thi Hoai Thu, Pham Thi Hieu, Dinh Van Phuc, Pham Viet Son, Dang Quang Anh, Pham Thi Nam, Nguyen Tri Thuc, Nguyen Thi Hanh, Le Thi Thuy, Le Ly Thuy Tram, Le Kim Thanh, Nguyen Thi Han Ny, Le Nguyen Truc Nhu, Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Guy Thwaites, Tran Tan Thanh, Le Van Tan.
J Infect
January 13, 2022
DOI: 10.1016/j.jinf.2022.01.010
Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Lam Anh Nguyet, Nguyen Thanh Truong, Le Mau Toan, Nguyen Thanh Dung, Le Manh Hung, Mai Thanh Nhan, Dinh Nguyen Huy Man, Nghiem My Ngoc, Huynh Phuong Thao, Tran Nguyen Hoang Tu, Huynh Kim Mai, Do Thai Hung, Nguyen Thi Han Ny, Le Kim Thanh, Nguyen To Anh, Nguyen Thi Thu Hong, Le Nguyen Truc Nhu, Lam Minh Yen, Marc Choisy, Tran Tan Thanh, Guy Thwaites, Le Van Tan, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit COVID-19 Research Group
Am J Trop Med Hyg
January 7, 2022
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.21-0849
Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Nghiem My Ngoc, Lam Anh Nguyet, Vo Minh Quang, Nguyen Thi Han Ny, Dao Bach Khoa, Nguyen Thanh Phong, Le Mau Toan, Nguyen Thi Thu Hong, Nguyen Thi Kim Tuyen, Voong Vinh Phat, Le Nguyen Truc Nhu, Nguyen Huynh Thanh Truc, Bui Thi Ton That, Huynh Phuong Thao, Tran Nguyen Phuong Thao, Vo Trong Vuong, Tran Thi Thanh Tam, Ngo Tan Tai, Ho The Bao, Huynh Thi Kim Nhung, Nguyen Thi Ngoc Minh, Nguyen Thi My Tien, Nguy Cam Huy, Marc Choisy, Dinh Nguyen Huy Man, Dinh Thi Bich Ty, Nguyen To Anh, Le Thi Tam Uyen, Tran Nguyen Hoang Tu, Lam Minh Yen, Nguyen Thanh Dung, Le Manh Hung, Nguyen Thanh Truong, Tran Tan Thanh, Guy Thwaites, Le Van Tan, for the OUCRU COVID-19 research group
November 1, 2021
DOI: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2021.101143
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