Pump-Priming Project Awards - Round 3 Awardees

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

Adam CunninghamProfessor Adam Cunningham
Professor of Functional Immunity
Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy 
University of Birmingham (UK)

Immunizing humanised mice with outer membrane vesicles from Acinetobacter baumannii to study antigen recognition and vaccine development

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Dr Nicholas Evans Nicholas Evans
Senior Lecturer 
Dept of Infection Biology
University of Liverpool (UK)

Enhancing the efficacy and safety of bovine leptospiral vaccines

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Dr William HorsnellWilliam Horsnell
Associate Professor
Division of Immunology & Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town (South Africa)

Maternal intranasal vaccination using novel Pneumolysin conjugated vaccines to protect offspring from pneumococcal infection

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Dr Ellen Jessouroun
Ellen Jessouroun
Bacterial Development Program Manager 
Technological Development Department
Bio-Manguinhos, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation-Fiocruz  (Brazil)

Development of a bivalent vaccine against Acinetobacter baumannii (A. baumannii) and Streptococcus agalactiae (S. agalactiae)

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Professor Beate Kampmann
Beate Kampmann
Theme Leader Vaccines & Immunity Theme and Professor of Paediatric Infectious diseases and immunology 
Vaccine & Immunity Theme, MRC The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (The Gambia)

Mucosal immunity in Gambian infants following primary immunisation with acellular compared to whole-cell pertussis vaccine

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Dr Kirsty Le Doare
Kirsty Le Doare
Clinical Senior Lecturer
St George’s, University of London, Institute of Infection and Immunity (UK)

Standardising assays for the assessment of serocorrelates of protection  of antibodies against key GBS proteins to facilitate vaccine licensure

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Professor Constantino III Roberto López-Macías 
Constantino III Roberto López-Macías
Principal Investigator 
Medical Research Unit of Immunochemistry (Mexico)

Development of a porin-based anti-Salmonella multi-valent vaccine formulation for non-invasive immunisation

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Dr Barry Moore Barry Moore
Reader of Biophysical Chemistry 
Pure & Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde (UK)

Vaccination to break plague transmission in Madagascar

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Professor Marco Rinaldo Oggioni
Marco Rinaldo Oggioni
Professor 
Dept. Genetics and Genome Biology, University of Leicester (UK)

New correlates of protection for an Escherichia coli vaccine

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Dr Christine S RollierChristine S Rollier
Associate Professor
Preclinical and Novel Vaccine Development team 
Oxford Vaccine Group, Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford (UK)

Towards a bivalent enteric fever vaccine: exploring the potential of a paratyphoid vaccine candidate combined with a typhoid conjugate vaccine

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Professor Robin ShattockRobin Shattock
Professor of Mucosal Infection and Immunity 
Imperial College London (UK)

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

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Dr Matthew Siggins
Matthew Siggins
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Imperial College London, Department of Medicine (UK)

Targeting AMR via the lymphatic system

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Dr John Tregoning John Tregoning
Senior Lecturer
Imperial College London (UK)

Antigen discovery to accelerate Acinetobacter baumannii vaccine development

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Dr Sandra Van Puyvelde Sandra Van Puyvelde
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Institute (VAXINFECTIO), University of Antwerp (Belgium)

SAL-O5_Asses the variation in lipopolysaccharide structure in circulating African invasive Salmonella Typhimurium isolates to predict vaccine coverage 

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Dr Alejandrina VendrellAlejandrina Vendrell
Life Science Specialist 
Innovation Office 
Business Development Direction, Sinergium Biotech S.A. (Argentina)

Development of an oral spore vaccine to Clostridium difficile infection 

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