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Dr Carlo Caduff is a Reader in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine. He also serves as the Director of Postgraduate Research Studies and Chair of the Culture, Medicine and Power (CMP) research group.

Carlo is an affiliate of King's India Institute and Visiting Faculty at the Graduate Institute Geneva. He received his PhD in Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley.

His first book, The Pandemic Perhaps, shows how pandemic influenza became a global threat. Articles on biomedicine, bioscience and biosecurity have appeared in journals such as Cultural Anthropology, Current Anthropology, Critical Inquiry, BioSocieties, Annual Review of Anthropology, Cambridge Anthropology and Anthropological Theory.

He is the co-editor of a Current Anthropology special issue on new media.


Carlo's work explores global health at the intersection of science, medicine, media and the state. More recently, he started work on a new project on cancer in India. This work examines experiments with accessible and affordable care in public cancer centres. For his research, he received funding by the Wenner Gren Foundation, the Wellcome Trust and the Swiss National Science Foundation.

In 2019 Carlo received an Investigator Award from the Wellcome Trust to examine, over the next five years, the changing landscape of oncology in India.




Further details

See Carlo's research profile