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Scientific advisors

- Professional Experts

Meet our Scientific and Medical Advisory Panel.

These are the experts who advise us on our research programme.

The People

Dr Caroline Vipond - (Chairperson), Recently published articles below

Evaluation of candidate international standards for meningococcal serogroups A and X polysaccharide

Safety of multicomponent meningococcal group B vaccine (4cMenB) in routine infant immunisation in the UK: a prospective surveillance study

Professor Simon Kroll - Honorary Medical Director and Vice-Chair, Trustee, recently published articles below

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

Dr Xilian Bai - Recently published articles below

The Global Meningococcal Initiative meeting on prevention of meningococcal disease worldwide: epidemiology, surveillance, hypervirulent strains, antibiotic resistance and high-risk populations

Evaluation of strain coverage of the multicomponent meningococcal serogroup B vaccine (4CMenB) administered in infants according to different immunisation schedules

Quality, immunogenicity and stability of meningococcal serogroup ACWY-CRM 197, DT and TT glycoconjugate vaccines

Immunogenicity of a meningococcal B vaccine during a university outbreak

Professor David Dockrell

Professor Tim Mitchell - Recently published articles below

Genetic conjugation of components in two pneumococcal fusion protein vaccines enhances paediatric mucosal immune responses

Inflammation drives thrombosis after Salmonella infection via CLEC-2 on platelets

Immune ageing and susceptibility to Streptococcus pneumoniae

A serine-threonine kinase (StkP) regulates expression of the pneumococcal pilus and modulates bacterial adherence to human epithelial and endothelial cells in vitro

Dr Simon Nadel - Recently published article below

Vaccine evaluation: lessons from a meningococcal B vaccine

Dr Mary Ramsay

The Demand for meningitis vaccines