The Centre for Global Vaccine Research
Working to develop and implement the use of vaccines against major infectious diseases.
Developing a Zika virus vaccine that is suitable for use in pregnancy. Pregnant women continue to be the population at highest risk following Zika virus infection as the virus can cause severe fetal birth defects. Read More..
Evaluating novel vaccine candidates for African animal trypanosomiasis, focusing on proteins expressed by the parasite only while it inhabits the tsetse fly. Read More..
Showing that rotavirus vaccination reduced infant diarrhoea deaths by a third in rural Malawi and providing the first population-level evidence from a low-income country that rotavirus vaccination saves lives. Read More..
Recruiting and vaccinating over 24,000 children in Blantyre, Malawi after the first child in Africa was vaccinated using a new generation of typhoid vaccines in 2018.
Working to determine the various bacterial factors and host conditions that lead to pneumococcal disease and informing the design of more effective pneumococcal treatments and vaccines. Read More..