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Vaccines
Optimising sugar attachment site in vaccine
Investigator(s): Dr Jon Cuccui (LSHTM), Prof Brendan Wren (LSHTM)
Amount Awarded: £71,011
Date: 1 March 2020 to 28 February 2021 (Commercialisatio Award BSA37)
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Development of an inactivated oral yeast vaccine against poultry Eimeria
Investigator(s): Prof Damer Blake (RVC), Prof Fiona Tomley (RVC), Prof Dirk Werling (RVC), Dr Francesca Soutter (RVC), Dr Matthew Nolan (Cambridge University), Dr Tatiana Küster (Universität Bern)
Amount Awarded: £91,479
Date: 1 March 2020 to 28 February 2021 (Commercialisation Award BSA36)
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Development and testing of a Streptococcus suis candidate vaccine
Investigator(s): Prof Brendan Wren (LSHTM) and Prof Dirk Werling (RVC)
Amount Awarded: £333,604
Date: 1 December 2018 to 31 March 2021 (Project Grant BSA06)
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Multi-disciplinary research for the strategic and translational development of late-stage tuberculosis vaccine candidates
Investigator(s): Prof Richard White (LSHTM), Dr Rebecca Harris (LSHTM), Dr Miqdad Asaria (LSE) and Prof Janet Seeley (LSHTM)
Amount Awarded: £230,000
Date: 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Project Grant BSA16)
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Development of a poultry vaccine platform based on transgenic coccidia parasites and evaluation of immunoprotection against necrotic enteritis
Investigator(s): Dr Virginia Marugan-Hernandez (RVC), Dr Francisco Olmo (LSHTM), Prof Damer Blake (RVC), Prof Fiona Tomley (RVC)
Amount Awarded: £318,876
Date: 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Project Grant BSA21)
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Diagnostic
Malaria Detection Dogs
Investigator(s): Prof James Logan (LSHTM), Prof Steve Lindsay (Durham University), Clare Guest (Medical Detection Dogs) -
Amount Awarded: £95,822
Date: 1 March 2020 to 28 February 2021 (Commercialisation Award BSA39)
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A multi-disciplinary approach to optimize, evaluate social uptake, and mathematically predict the impact of a novel point-of-contact diagnostic test for targeted treatment of zoonotic hybrid and livestock schistosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa
Investigator(s): Prof Joanne Webster (RVC) and Dr James Rudge (LSHTM)
Amount Awarded: £280,274
Date: 1 December 2018 to 30 November 2020 (Project Grant BSA10)
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Bacteriophage technology: rapid point-of-care detection and antibiotic resistance profiling of tuberculosis infections
Investigator(s): Dr Ben Swift (RVC)
Amount Awarded: £350,845
Date: 1 April 2019 to 30 April 2021 (Innovation Fellowship BSA13)
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Development of a suspension bead assay targeting the zoonotic malaria parasite
Investigator(s): Dr Kevin Tetteh (LSHTM)
Amount Awarded: £348,394
Date: 1 March 2019 to 30 April 2021 (Innovation Fellowship BSA14)
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Mining RNA unmapped reads: developing a fast diagnostic tool for infectious disease in cattle
Investigator(s): Dr Laura Buggiotti (RVC)
Amount Awarded: £322,408
Date: 1 January 2019 to 30 April 2021 (Innovation Fellowship BSA12)
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Neglected malaria parasites: genomic discovery and translation
Investigator(s): Dr Susana Campino (LSHTM), Prof Taane Clark (LSHTM) and Dr Martin Walker (RVC)
Amount Awarded: £99,960
Date: 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Project Grant BSA22)
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Therapeutics
Antimicrobial eye drops with extended duration of effect and efficicacy
Investigator(s): Prof Liam Good (RVC / Tecrea Ltd), Dr Winnie Ntowboahene (RVC), Chiara Febrarro (Tecrea Ltd), David Cook (Tecrea Ltd), John Ridden (Tecrea Ltd)
Amount Awarded: £99,939
Date: 1 March 2020 to 28 February 2021 (Commercialisation Award BSA38)
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An antimalarial drug targeting Plasmodium phosphodiesterases to cure patients and block transmission; a new tool to combat drug resistance
Investigator(s): Dr David Baker (LSHTM), Dr Mark Gardner (Salvensis), Dr Alan Brown (Salvensis), Dr James Duffy (Medicine for Malaria Venture)
Amount Awarded: £95,216
Date: 1 April 2020 to 28 February 2021 (Commercialisation Award BSA35)
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Public Health
Localised Evidence and Decision-making (LEAD) Project
Investigator(s): Prof Tim Allen (LSE) and Prof Melissa Parker (LSHTM)
Amount Awarded: £350,776
Date: 15 February 2019 to 14 February 2021 (Project Grant BSA04)
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Using system dynamics modelling for collaborative, evidence-based design of interventions to reduce tuberculosis transmission in South African health facilities
Investigator(s): Prof Alison Grant (LSHTM), Dr Justin Parkhurst (LSE), Prof Anna Vassall, Dr Fiammetta Bozzani, Dr Aaron Karat (all LSHTM)
Amount Awarded: £199,997
Date: 1 May 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Project Grant BSA23)
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AMR and perceptions
The potential role of wildlife in antimicrobial resistance and ecosystem contamination
Investigator(s): Prof Ayona Silva-­Fletcher (RVC), Dr Simon Rofe (SOAS) and Dr Tierney Kinnison (RVC)
Amount Awarded: £358,172
Date: 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Project Grant BSA18)
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Assessing social acceptability and economic impact of centralised antibiotic usage data collection for GB cattle farms
Investigator(s): Dr Mehroosh Tak (RVC), Dr Naomi Bull (LSHTM), Dr Lucy Brunton (RVC), Dr Jackie Cardwell (RVC), Dr Pablo Alarcon-Lopez (RVC)
Amount Awarded: £23,983.20
Date: 01 October 2020 to 30 April 2021 (Social Science BSA49)
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Enhancing political economy research skills to tackle infectious disease and AMR challenges
Investigator(s): Dr Mehroosh Tak (RVC), Dr Sara Stevano (SOAS), Prof Tony Barnett (RVC), Dr Barbara Haesler (RVC), Prof Ayona Silva-Fletcher (RVC)
Amount Awarded: £23,994.00
Date: 03 August 2020 to 30 April 2021 (Social Science BAS48)
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Visual arts for Localised Evidence and Decision-making (LEAD)
Investigator(s): Dr Polly Savage (SOAS), Prof Tim Allen (LSE), Cristin Fergus (LSE), Kara Blackmore (LSE), Dr Benjamin Dix (SOAS), Prof Melissa Parker (LSHTM)
Amount Awarded: £47,235.60
Date: 01 September 2020 to 30 April 2021 (Social Science BSA45)
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Contextualising antimicrobial resistance perspectives in Sri Lanka and European Union
Investigator(s): Dr Risa Morimoto (SOAS), Prof Ayona Silva-Fletcher (RVC), Dr Simon Rofe (SOAS), Prof Martin Bauer (LSE)
Amount Awarded: £29,434.20
Date: 01 August 2020 to 30 April 2021 (Social Science BSA46)
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Knowledge exchange through a Bedouin lens: a photovoice exploration of camel owner perceptions of zoonotic disease risk
Investigator(s): Dr Jackie Cardwell (RVC), Dr Mehroosh Tak (RVC), Peter Holloway (RVC), Dr Kerry Ann Brown (LSHTM)
Amount Awarded: £23,952.00
Date: 01 September 2020 to 30 April 2021 (Social Science BSA50)
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Tackling antimicrobial resistance in rivers: A design-based policy approach
Investigator(s): Prof Claire Heffernan (LSHTM), Dr Naomi Bull (Veterinary Medicine Directorate), Dr Alberto Asquer (SOAS), Dr Lucy Brunton (RVC), Dr Mehroosh Tak (RVC), Prof Claire Heffernan (LSHTM)
Amount Awarded: £23,934.00
Date: 01 August 2020 to 30 April 2021 (Social Science BSA47)
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Data
Predicting treatment outcomes for neglected tropical diseases
Investigator(s): Dr Martin Walker (RVC), Dr Jody Phelan (LSHTM) and Dr Julie Halder (RVC/IDDO)
Amount Awarded: £31,220
Date: 1 October 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Data Grant BSA34)
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Big data analysis to identify innovative solutions for combating respiratory disease and reducing antimicrobial use in beef cattle
Investigator(s): Prof Luca Guardabassi (RVC), Dr Richard Stabler (LSHTM), Dr Muna Anjum (APHA) and Prof Debby Bogaert (University of Edinburgh
Amount Awarded: £32,000
Date: 1 October 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Data Grant BSA27)
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Phenotype Image Data and Digital Learning Innovation (PhIDDLI)
Investigator(s): Dr Michael Delves (LSHTM), Dr Rajat Dhawan (LSE), Dr Maurizio Gioli (SOAS) and Dr Edgar Whitley (LSE)
Amount Awarded: £32,000
Date: 1 October 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Data Grant BSA28)
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Machine learning to combat AMR through the integrated analysis of VetCompass and laboratory data
Investigator(s): Prof David Brodbelt (RVC), Prof Yonghong Peng (Manchester Metropolitan University), Mr Noel Kennedy (RVC), Dr Dan O’Neill (RVC), Dr Collette Taylor (RVC), Prof David Church (RVC) and Dr Sam Clifford (LSHTM)
Amount Awarded: £30,000
Date: 1 October 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Data Grant BSA30)
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Building automated genomics data curation and collection pipeline
Investigator(s): Dr Jody Phelan (LSHTM), Gary Napier (LSHTM), Dr Ruby Chang (RVC) and Dr Martin Walker (RVC)
Amount Awarded: £30,500
Date: 1 October 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Data Grant BSA33)
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