Congratulations to all members of the Department who have recently been awarded research grants. Here is our round-up of the latest funding successes.
Please note, this list comprises awards that have recently been set up on College’s grants management system, with some manual additions. It may not, therefore, include all new grants awarded to Principal Investigators in the Department.
|Principle Investigator||Fellow/Student||Group||Funder||Funding scheme||Proposal title||Award amount (£)|
|Dr Helen Payne||–||Paediatric Infectious Disease||The Academy of Medical Sciences||Starter Grants for Clinical Lecturers||Prevalence of cytomeglaovirus and Epstein Barr virus and associated immune-activation and inflammation in adolescents with perinatally-acquired HIV.||30,000|
|Professor Graham Taylor||Adine Adonis||Clinical Virology||National Institute for Health Research||HEE/NIHR ICA Programme Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowship Round 3 2020||NIHR PCAF – Adine Adonis||33,403|
|Professor Mike Levin||–||Paediatric Infectious Disease||National Institutes of Health||Exploratory/Developmental Phased Award||PreVAIL: Diagnosing and predicting risk in children with SARS-CoV-2- related illness||186,207|
|Dr Goedele Maertens||–||Molecular Virology||Medical Research Council (MRC)||Infections and Immunity Board (IIB) – Research Grant||Defining the roles of PP2A B56 isoforms in HTLV-1 infection||535,602|
|Professor Rosemary Boyton||–||Adult Infectious Disease||Medical Research Council (MRC)||Investigate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine responses and immune failure||The Durability of immune Responses to vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 and its Variants.||787,642*|
|Professor Paul Freemont||Emmanuel Lorenzo de los Santos||Structural and Synthetic Biology||UK Research and Innovation||Future Leaders Fellowship||Developing a pipeline to generate chemical diversity from microbial specialized metabolism||1,275,117|
|Professor Paul Langford||–||Paediatric Infectious Disease||Ceva Animal Health Ltd||–||PERP-ID-Point of care diagnostic for lung pathogens of pigs||30,000|
|Dr Jesus Rodriguez-Manzano||–||Adult Infectious Disease||Jameel Fund for Infectious Disease Research and Innovation||–||DragonFly – a frugal, rapid, and sustainable point-of-care colorimetric solution for multi-pathogen detection||44,800|
|Dr Jesus Rodriguez-Manzano||Kenny Malpartida Cardenas||Adult Infectious Disease||The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)||Doctoral Prize Fellowship||Enhanced nucleic acid amplification for next generation of paper-based diagnostics||67,020|