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.
|Principal Investigator||Fellow/Student||Group||Funder||Funding scheme||Proposal title||Awarded Amount (£)|
|Professor Michael Levin||–||Paediatric Infectious Disease||Commission of the European Communities||HORIZON-HLTH-2021-CORONA-01 (COVID19 – HERA Incubator)||VERDI – SARS-coV2 variants Evaluation in pRegnancy and paeDIatrics cohorts||140,741|
|Professor Ian Maconochie||–||Paediatric Infectious Disease||Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust||ICHT Strategic FR Account Funding Award 2021/22||Metabonomic profiling of children with wheeze like symptoms: a feasibility study||240,251|
|Professor Robin Shattock||–||Infection and Immunity||Innovate UK||Stream 2||Replicon Clinical Study _EMLVAC (Ebola, Lassa fever & Marburg Vaccine)||708,000|
|Professor Christopher Chiu||–||Adult Infectious Disease||Duke University||N/A||Collaborative Influenza Vaccine Innovation Centers (CIVICs)||537,046|
|Professor Wendy Barclay||–||Molecular Virology||Health & Safety Executive||N/A||CONTRIBUTION TO THE NATIONAL CORE STUDY ON TRANSMISSION OF SARS-COV-2 THEME 5 EM39 and EM59||955,406|
|Dr Carolina Herrera||–||Infection and Immunity||Gilead Sciences Inc||N/A||The relationship between protection from HIV infection in Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells and foreskin tissue following oral Truvada or FTAF Pre-exposure prophylaxis in a randomized control trial- CHAPS||15,209|
|Professor Alison Holmes||–||Adult Infectious Disease||Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust: Research Capability Funding (RCF)||Senior Investigator Award RCF Funding||Research into AMR and Infection Prevention and Control||26,000|
|Professor Graham Taylor||Charlotte-Eve S Short||Clinical Virology||The Academy of Medical Sciences||Starter Grants for Clinical Lecturers – Round 25||The immunological basis for increased Preterm Birth in HIV-1 infected pregnant women and the influence of different classes of antiretroviral therapy||30,000|