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Project Grants
Malaria Detection Dogs
Prof James Logan (LSHTM), Prof Steve Lindsay (Durham University), Clare Guest (Medical Detection Dogs) - £95,822
1 March 2020 to 28 February 2021
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Antimicrobial eye drops with extended duration of effect and efficicacy
Prof Liam Good (RVC / Tecrea Ltd), Dr Winnie Ntowboahene (RVC), Chiara Febrarro (Tecrea Ltd), David Cook (Tecrea Ltd), John Ridden (Tecrea Ltd) - £99,939
1 March 2020 to 28 February 2021
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Optimising sugar attachment site in vaccine
Dr Jon Cuccui (LSHTM), Prof Brendan Wren (LSHTM) - £85,704
1 March 2020 to 28 February 2021
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Development of an inactivated oral yeast vaccine against poultry Eimeria
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) - £91,479
1 March 2020 to 28 February 2021
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An antimalarial drug targeting Plasmodium phosphodiesterases to cure patients and block transmission; a new tool to combat drug resistance
Dr David Baker (LSHTM), Dr Mark Gardner (Salvensis), Dr Alan Brown (Salvensis), Dr James Duffy (Medicine for Malaria Venture) - £95,216
1 April 2020 to 28 February 2021
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Predicting treatment outcomes for neglected tropical diseases
Dr Martin Walker (RVC), Dr Jody Phelan (LSHTM) and Dr Julie Halder (RVC/IDDO) - £31,220
1 October 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Sandpit Award BSA34)
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Building automated genomics data curation and collection pipeline
Dr Jody Phelan (LSHTM), Gary Napier (LSHTM), Dr Ruby Chang (RVC) and Dr Martin Walker (RVC) - £30,500
1 October 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Sandpit Award BSA33)
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Every dog has its data. Canine Leptospirosis: Machine learning methods for VetCompass and laboratory data linkage
Prof David Brodbelt (RVC), Prof Yonghong Peng (University of Sunderland), Mr Noel Kennedy (RVC), Dr Dan O’Neill (RVC), Dr Collette Taylor (RVC), Prof David Church (RVC) and Dr Sam Clifford (LSHTM) - £30,000
1 October 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Sandpit Award BSA30)
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Phenotype Image Data and Digital Learning Innovation (PhIDDLI)
Dr Michael Delves (LSHTM), Dr Rajat Dhawan (LSE), Dr Maurizio Gioli (SOAS) and Dr Edgar Whitley (LSE) - £32,000
1 October 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Sandpit Award BSA28)
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Big data analysis to identify innovative solutions for combating respiratory disease and reducing antimicrobial use in beef cattle
Prof Luca Guardabassi (RVC), Dr Richard Stabler (LSHTM), Dr Muna Anjum (APHA) and Prof Debby Bogaert (University of Edinburgh - £32,000
1 October 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Sandpit Award BSA27)
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Using system dynamics modelling for collaborative, evidence-based design of interventions to reduce tuberculosis transmission in South African health facilities
Prof Alison Grant (LSHTM), Dr Justin Parkhurst (LSE), Prof Anna Vassall, Dr Fiammetta Bozzani, Dr Aaron Karat (all LSHTM) - £199,997
1 May 2019 to 31 October 2020 (Project Grant BSA23)
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Neglected malaria parasites: genomic discovery and translation
Dr Susana Campino (LSHTM), Prof Taane Clark (LSHTM) and Dr Martin Walker (RVC) - £99,960
1 April 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Project Grant BSA22)
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Development of a poultry vaccine platform based on transgenic coccidia parasites and evaluation of immunoprotection against necrotic enteritis
Dr Virginia Marugan-Hernandez (RVC), Dr Francisco Olmo (LSHTM), Prof Damer Blake (RVC), Prof Fiona Tomley (RVC) - £318,876
1 April 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Project Grant BSA21)
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The potential role of wildlife in antimicrobial resistance and ecosystem contamination
Prof Ayona Silva-­Fletcher (RVC), Dr Simon Rofe (SOAS) and Dr Tierney Kinnison (RVC) - £358,201
1 April 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Project Grant BSA18)
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Multi-disciplinary research for the strategic and translational development of late-stage tuberculosis vaccine candidates
Prof Richard White (LSHTM), Dr Rebecca Harris (LSHTM), Dr Miqdad Asaria (LSE) and Prof Janet Seeley (LSHTM) - £230,000
1 April 2019 to 31 March 2021 (Project Grant BSA16)
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Localised Evidence and Decision-making (LEAD) Project
Professor Tim Allen (LSE) and Professor Melissa Parker (LSHTM) - £350,776
15 February 2019 to 14 February 2021 (Project Grant BSA04)
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Development and testing of a Streptococcus suis candidate vaccine
Professor Brendan Wren (LSHTM) and Professor Dirk Werling (RVC) - £333,604
1 December 2018 to 30 November 2020 (Project Grant BSA06)
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