Professor John Heckels at the University of Southampton is researching ways to make new, more effective vaccines against meningococcal group B and other strains of meningococcal disease.
Defining the role of gut bacteria in the development of septicaemia and meningitis in premature babies - London
Professor Simon Kroll at Imperial College London has investigated the complex populations of bacteria found in the gut of premature babies who develop septicaemia and meningitis.
Professor Christoph Tang, Professor Susan Lea, Professor Matthew Pickering, Professor Ray Borrow, Dr Ilse Jongerius researched the development of a broadly protective vaccine against meningococcal disease .
Professor Jon Sayers, Professor Andrew Heath, Professor Robert Read's research examined offering better protection against meningococcal disease.
Professors Robert Read and Andrew Gorringe at the University of Sheffield looked for new ways to stop people carrying the bacteria which causes meningococcal disease.
Dr Shamez Ladhani at Public Health England's research project Estimating the total burden of invasive meningococcal disease in England using multiple data sources
Dr Dean Everett, Prof Aras Kadioglu and Dr Marie Yang are researching the fast track development of novel therapeutics and vaccine candidates against pneumococcal meningitis
Professor Heath is researching the current disease burden of Group B streptococcus (GBS) disease in the UK and attitudes of pregnant women towards GBS vaccination.
Professor Andrew Heath at the University of Sheffield will be using a new approach to vaccine design that could lead to complete protection against meningococcal group B disease.
Dr Jay Lucidarme at Public Health England is investigating whether genetics can help us understand how the meningococcal germ causes disease.