Bich-Tram HUYNH, MD, PhD, HDR is a medical epidemiologist (MD in 2006 at Paris V, PhD from Paris 6 in 2011, HDR from UVSQ in 2021).
Her interests lie in applied public health research and her main research topics focus on infectious diseases and maternal and child health in low-income countries. More specifically, before joining the Institut Pasteur, she worked on the causes and consequences of malaria during pregnancy in Sub-saharan Africa. Since she joined the Institut Pasteur in 2012, her focus has been on neonatal infections and antibiotic resistance both in Asia and Africa to better understand the transmission and acquisition of resistant bacteria. In particular, this involves conducting ad-hoc studies and working with genomic and epidemiological data. She has worked in Benin, Madagascar, Senegal, Cambodia and Vietnam