Pump-Priming Project Awards - Round 2 Awardees

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

Dr Annette ErhartAnnette Erhart
Clinical Epidemiologist
MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM (The Gambia)

Molecular epidemiology of Group A Streptococcus in West Africa (acronym: MEGAS)

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Dr Rowena Mitchell (HoareRowena Hoare
Senior Research Fellow
Institute of Aquaculture University of Stirling (UK)

Optimisation of novel mucosal vaccines to prevent bacterial diseases of Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)

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Professor Calman MacLennan
MRC Senior Clinical Fellow, Jenner Investigator and Group Leader
Jenner Institute, University of Oxford (UK)Cal MacLennan

Advancing a native outer membrane vesicle vaccine against gonorrhoea towards clinical development

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Dr Sudaxshina Murdan
Associate Professor
Sudaxshina MurdanSchool of Pharmacy University College London (UK)

Evaluation of the sublingual route of immunisation for the induction of mucosal and systemic immune responses to polysaccharide-protein conjugate vaccines 

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Dr Andrew Preston
Reader in Microbial PathogenesisAndrew Preston

University of Bath (UK)

Developing whole cell vaccines with tailored immunogenicity through combinatorial engineering of lipid A

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Dr Nadja Alexandra Vielot
Nadja VielotPostdoctoral Research Associate
Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA)

Prevalence and serotype distribution of group B Streptococcus in León, Nicaragua

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Professor Brendan WrenBrendan Wren
Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK)

Towards the production of Shigella plus” a low-cost recombinant Shigella glycoconjugate vaccines

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 Dr Qibo Zhang
Senior Lecturer in ImmunologyQibo ZhangInstitute of Infection and Global Health University of Liverpool (UK)

Development of a novel intranasal vaccine against pneumococcal infection in children

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