Dr. Uffe Braae


Dr. Uffe Christian Braae is a One Health Epidemiologist with broad experience in human and livestock field epidemiological studies, clinical trials, project management, and surveillance of zoonotic diseases and foodborne pathogens. Research areas include control and prevention of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) and foodborne pathogens, using tools such as computational modelling and GIS. Dr Braae holds a PhD in Public Health and Epidemiology from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark and has published more than 30 papers in peer-reviewed international scientific journals. In addition to his Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine adjunct research position, Dr Braae holds a research position at Statens Serum Institut (The Danish National Public Health Institute) and is currently serving on two editorial boards. 


  1. Braae, U, Devleesschauwer, B, Sithole, F, Wang, Z, & Willingham, A L. (2017). Mapping occurrence of Taenia solium taeniosis/cysticercosis and areas at risk of porcine cysticercosis in Central America and the Caribbean basin. Parasit Vectors, 10(1), 424. doi:10.1186/s13071-017-2362-7 
  2. Bobic, B., Thomas, L. F., Djakovic, O. D., Devleesschauwer, B., Dermauw, V., Dorny, P., Braae, U. C.,Torgerson, P. R. (2018). Epidemiology of Taenia saginata taeniosis/cysticercosis in the Russian Federation. Parasit Vectors, 11(1), 636. doi:10.1186/s13071-018-3236-3 
  3. Braae, U. C., Hung, N. M., Satrija, F., Khieu, V., Zhou, X. N., & Willingham, A. L. (2018). Porcine cysticercosis (Taenia solium and Taenia asiatica): mapping occurrence and areas potentially at risk in East and Southeast Asia. Parasit Vectors, 11(1), 613. doi:10.1186/s13071-018-3203-z 
  4. Braae, U. C., Thomas, L. F., Robertson, L. J., Dermauw, V., Dorny, P., Willingham, A. L., Devleesschauwer, B. (2018). Epidemiology of Taenia saginata taeniosis/cysticercosis: a systematic review of the distribution in the Americas. Parasit Vectors, 11(1), 518. doi:10.1186/s13071-018-3079-y 
  5. Dermauw, V., Dorny, P., Braae, U. C., Devleesschauwer, B., Robertson, L. J., Saratsis, A., & Thomas, L. F. (2018). Epidemiology of Taenia saginata taeniosis/cysticercosis: a systematic review of the distribution in southern and eastern Africa. Parasit Vectors, 11(1), 578. doi:10.1186/s13071-018-3163-3 
  6. Braae, U. C., Gabriël, S., Trevisan, C., Thomas, L. F., Magnussen, P., Abela-Ridder, B., ohansen, M. V. (2019). Stepwise approach for the control and eventual elimination of Taenia solium as a public health problem. BMC Infect Dis, 19(1), 182-182. doi:10.1186/s12879-019-3812-y 
  7. Dixon, M. A., Braae, U. C., Winskill, P., Walker, M., Devleesschauwer, B., Gabriel, S., & Basanez, M. G. (2019). Strategies for tackling Taenia solium taeniosis/cysticercosis: A systematic review and comparison of transmission models, including an assessment of the wider Taeniidae family transmission models. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 13(4), e0007301. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0007301 
  8. Lauridsen, S., Braae, U. C., Ngowi, H. A., & Johansen, M. V. (2019). Impacts of using the electronic-health education program 'The Vicious Worm' for prevention of Taenia soliumActa Trop, 193, 18-22. doi:10.1016/j.actatropica.2019.02.018 
  9. Saratsis, A., Sotiraki, S., Braae, U. C., Devleesschauwer, B., Dermauw, V., Eichenberger, R. M., Robertson, L. J. (2019). Epidemiology of Taenia saginata taeniosis/cysticercosis: a systematic review of the distribution in the Middle East and North Africa. Parasit Vectors, 12(1), 113. doi:10.1186/s13071-019-3339-5 
  10. Ngowi, H.A., Winkler, A.S., Braae, U.C., Mdegela, R.H., Mkupasi, E.M., Kabululu, M.L., Lekule, F.P., Johansen, M.V., (2019). Taenia solium taeniosis and cysticercosis literature in Tanzania provides research evidence justification for control: A systematic scoping review. PLoS ONE 14, e0217420. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217420 
  11. Braae, U.C., Lightowlers, M.W., Donadeu, M., (2019). Can We Recommend Practical Interventions to Prevent Neurocysticercosis? Trends in Parasitology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2019.04.012