Bacterial Pathogenesis and Immunity

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In addition to research conducted within our group, we have long standing collaborations with world leading national and international research groups in a number of complementary research fields and interests. 


  • Stephen Gordon (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine - LSTM)
  • Craig Winstanley (Institute of Infection & Global Health – IGH)
  • Jay Hinton (Institute of Integrative Biology)
  • Cheng-Hock Toh (IGH)
  • Neil French (IGH)
  • Qibo Zhang (IGH)
  • Richard Pleass (LSTM)
  • Paul McNamara & Brian Flanagan (Alder Hey Hospital)
  • Diana Williams (Infection Biology)



  • Dean Everett (MLW Malawi)
  • Lucy Hathaway (University of Bern)
  • Ed Lavelle (Trinity College, Dublin)
  • Edwin Ades (CDC, Atlanta)
  • Annette Draeger & Edik Babiychuk (University of Bern)
  • Francois Trottein & Jean Claude Sirard (Institut Pasteur de Lille)
  • Jim O’Gara (National University of Ireland, Galway)
  • Alejandro Chabalgoity (Universidad de Montevideo)
  • Martin Clift (University of Fribourg, Switzerland)


  • Lamellar Biomedical
  • Citrox Biosciences
  • GSK
  • InQpharm


  • Meningitis UK
  • NIH
  • MRC
  • BIA
  • Wellcome Trust
  • Saudi Cultural Bureau
  • Liverpool Health Partners
  • University of Liverpool