Simon has been involved with our work for many years, initially as chairman of our Medical Research Panel before becoming our honorary Medical Director in 2009
Simon has been involved with our work for many years, initially as chairman of our Medical Research Panel before becoming our honorary Medical Director in 2009.
He has served as a member of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation and is a member of the NICE Meningitis Guideline Development Group. Simon’s research focuses on the genetic and molecular basis for the virulence of bacterial pathogens, including Neisseria meningitis.
Recently published articles
- Inactivation of NMB0419, encoding a Sel1-Like repeat (SLR) protein, in Neisseria meningitidis is associated with differential expression of genes belonging to the fur regulon and reduced intraepithelial replication
- Cross-reactive bactericidal antimeningococcal antibodies can be isolated from convalescing invasive meningococcal disease patients using reverse vaccinology 2.0
- Characteristics and incidence of transfusion-associated necrotizing enterocolitis in the UK
- Intestinal microbiota in infants at high risk for allergy: effects of prebiotics and role in eczema development