Funding successes: May 2022

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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 Group Funder Scheme Proposal title  Award amount (£) 
Dr Aileen Rowan Clinical Virology Lymph&Co Foundation Lymph & Co Research Grant Evasion of the cytotoxic immune response by T cell lymphomas (Outline application was P82717)       544,844
Prof Robin Shattock Infection and Immunity Centre for Process Innovation Ltd Global Research and Innovation Programme (GRIP) Optimisation of In Vitro Transcription of RNA for Vaccine and Therapeutics Applications       149,985
Prof Xiao-Ning Xu Clinical Virology Centre for Virology, vaccinology and Therapeutics limited n/a Studying Immunological Responses to the adjuvanted trivalent Influenza vaccine in people living with HIV over 65 years of age       540,155
Dr Anika Singanayagam Adult Infectious Disease Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding n/a PA3041: Advancing SARS-CoV-2 human challenge trials for investigating viral transmission         25,000
Dr Aran Singanayagam Molecular Microbiology Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding Imperial NIHR BRC Understanding the role of interferon autoantibodies in COPD exacerbations?         39,893
Dr Masanori Asai Paediatric Infectious Disease NC3Rs (National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research) Training Fellowships 2021 Characterisation of Galleria mellonella innate immune response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection       148,018

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