Senior Lecturer in Immunology. Joined Liverpool University in 2008. Established my research group (currently with 2 PDRAs and 4 PhD students)in Mucosal Immunity to bacterial and viral infections. Main research interests include immunity to respiratory pathogens and vaccines, and immune regulation/modulation by vaccine adjuvants. Particular interest in intranasal vaccine/adjuvants evaluation using in vitro human system. My research has been supported by fundings from NIHR, Action Medical Research, British Medical Association and SPARKS.
Prizes or Honours
- Guest Professor (Chongqing University of China, 2011)
- pineering research featured in National Newspapers (Action Medical Research, featured in National Newspapers, Daily Mail, the Independent , 2009)