Bacterial Pathogenesis and Immunity Group

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. 


  • Prof Neil French (University of Liverpool, IVES)
  • Dr Jo Fothergill (University of Liverpool, IVES)
  • Dr Paul McNamara (Alder Hey Hospital)
  • Dr Brian Flanagan (Alder Hey Hospital)
  • Prof Enitan Carrol (University of Liverpool, IVES)
  • Dr Georgios Pollakis (University of Liverpool, IVES)


  • Prof Jeremy Brown (University College London)
  • Prof Richard Grencis (University of Manchester)
  • Prof Mike Brockhurt (University of Manchester)
  • Prof Jonathan Grigg (Queen's Mary London)
  • Prof James Brewer (University of Glasgow)
  • Prof David Dockrell (University of Edinburgh)
  • Dr Edze Westra (University of Exeter)
  • Prof Martin Welch (University of Cambridge)


  • Prof Marco Oggioni (University of Bologna, Italy)
  • Prof Ed Lavelle (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
  • Profs Francois Trottein & Jean Claude Sirard (Institut Pasteur de Lille)
  • Dr Marc Pruhomme (Universite Toulouse III, Paul Sabatier, France)
  • Prof Jim O’Gara (National University of Ireland, Galway)
  • Prof Birgitta Henriques Normark (Karolinska Institute, Sweden)
  • Prof James Paton (The University of Adelaide, Australia)
  • Prof Martin Antonio (MRC Gambia)
  • Prof William Hanage (Harvard University, USA)


  • GSK
  • InQpharm
  • Roche
  • SporeGen
  • Destiny Pharma
  • Neem