SCAN is a project to create a schistosomiasis collection at the Natural History Museum. In building a global repository of schistosomiasis related specimens and contextual data providing a resource for essential research into schistosomiasis, a Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD).
Field collecting in Niger.
Discover more about the disease, what causes it and where in the world it is found.
Learn more about SCANs research partnerships and the Schistosomiasis related research projects.
Learn more about the team building a schistosomiasis collection at the Natural History Museum.
We welcome collaboration with the schistosomiasis research community.
For more information please contact SCAN manager
Schistosome researcher and Culture Facility Laboratory Manager, responsible for molecular collections development.
Natural History Museum,
London, SW7 5BD, UK.
SCAN is based at the Natural History Museum and managed by the Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical laboratories, a WHO Collaborating Centre for the identification and characterisation of schistosomes and their intermediate snail hosts.
We also work in partnership with the Molecular Collections Facility (MCF) at the Museum.