Pump-Priming Project Awards - Round 1 Awardees

Listed below are the successful projects awarded in our first round of pump priming. 

Dr Joseph CampoDr Joesph Campo, Director of Operations
Antigen Discovery, Inc (ADI) (USA)

Protein antibody markers of pneumococcal carriage in support of protein and whole cell vaccine trial design using panproteomic antibody screening.

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Dr Roma ChilengiDr Roma Chilengi, Chief Scientific Officer
Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (Zambia)

Measurement of Shigella-specific antibodies in the first two years of life in Zambian children to refine correlates of protection and determine the optimal window for vaccination   

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Dr Sean EliasDr Sean Elias, Post-Doctoral Scientist
University of Oxford (UK)

Measuring non-typhoidal Salmonella specific antibodies in oral fluid as a non-invasive alternative to serum 

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Professor Daniela FerreiraDR Daniela-Ferreira
Reader in Respiratory Infection Immunity and Vaccines
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (UK)

Identification of correlates of protection against pneumococcal colonization

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Boris GavrilovBoris Gavrilov
Director
Biologics Development Facility Huvepharma EOOD (Bulgaria)

Supporting the development of a DIVA compatible glycoconjugate vaccine for brucellosis 

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Dr Sami GottliebProfessor Constantino Lopez-Macias
Medical Officer
World Health Organisation (Switzerland)

Gonococcal Vaccine Preferred Product Characteristics and Public Health Value Proposition: Initial Global Stakeholder Consultation

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Dr Michael JarvisDr Joesph Campo
Associate Professor
The Vaccine Group (TVG) Ltd (UK)

Attenuated herepesvirus-based vaccines for low-cost antibiotic-independent control of bacterial disease in livestock - a proof of concept study

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Professor Constantino Lopez-MaciasProfessor Constantino Lopez-Macias
Principle Investigator
Mexican Social Security Institute (Mexico)

Improving the production of a multivalent experimental vaccine against the diseases induced by Salmonella enterica

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Dr Pietro MastroeniProfessor Constantino Lopez-Macias
Reader Infection and Immunity
University of Cambridge (UK)

Using General Modules for Membrane Antigens (GMMA) as multivalent Salmonella vaccines for Low-Middle Income Countries (LMIC) and travellers 

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Dr Esther MuthumbiDr Esther Muthumbi
PhD student, Research Medical Officer
KEMRI-Wellcome (Kenya)

Using seroepidemiology of non-Typhoidal Salmonella (NTS) in Kenya to understand changes in risks of invasion and transmission and direct the clinical development programme for vaccines against NTS 

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Dr Christine RollierDr Esther Muthumbi
Research Scientist
University of Oxford (UK)

A novel bivalent vaccine to prevent both Salmonella Typhi and Paratyphi infections: preclinical proof of concept     

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Dr Michelo SimuyandiDr Esther Muthumbi
Research Fellow 
Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (Zambia)

Field evaluation and validation of a novel and rapid ETEC diagnostic assay in a resource limited setting

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