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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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Dr Olivier Restif

Dr Olivier Restif

Alborada Lecturer in Epidemiology, Department of Veterinary Medicine

Office Phone: 01223 764963

Subject groups/Research projects

Infectious Diseases and Food Security:

Departments and Institutes

Department of Veterinary Medicine:

Research Interests

Infectious diseases

Antimicrobial resistance

Zoonotic diseases

Mathematical models


control of antibiotic and pesticide resistance for plant and animal diseases ; infectious diseases

Key Publications

  1. Rossi O, R Dybowski, DJ Maskell, AJ Grant, O Restif & P. Mastroeni 2017. Within-host spatiotemporal dynamics of systemic Salmonella infection during and after antimicrobial treatment. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy dkx294. doi:10.1093/jac/dkx294. 
  2. Hernandez-Garcia J, J Wang, O Restif, MA Holmes, AE Mather, LA Weinert, TM Wileman, JR Thomson, PR Langford, BW Wren, A Rycroft, DJ Maskell, AW Tucker 2016. Patterns of antimicrobial resistance in Streptococcus suis isolates from pigs with or without streptococcal disease in England between 2009 and 2014. Veterinary Microbiology, 207:117-124.  doi:10.1016/j.vetmic.2017.06.002.

  3. Kamins AO, JW Rowcliffe, Y Ntiamoa-Baidu, AA Cunningham, JLN Wood and O Restif 2014. Characteristics and Risk Perceptions of Ghanaians Potentially Exposed to Bat-Borne Zoonoses through Bushmeat. EcoHealth 12:104-120. doi:10.1007/s10393-014-0977-0

  4. Coward C, O Restif, R Dybowski, AJ Grant and P Mastroeni 2014. The Effects of Vaccination and Immunity on Bacterial Infection Dynamics In Vivo. PLoS Pathogens 10:e1004359.

  5. Diaz SA and O Restif 2014. Spread and transmission of bacterial pathogens in experimental nematode populations of Caenorhabditis elegans. Applied and Environmental Ecology 80:5411-5418.

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