Vaccines are a key component of global health policy and are essential in the defence of the health of young children. Our research focuses on the development and evaluation of new and improved vaccines.
Events and Training
We are committed to providing high quality education and training, together with research updates for medical professionals and all those involved in the area of vaccines and paediatric and adult infectious diseases.
There are a number of ways in which you can get involved in our research, inform our research and find out more about our work. To find out more about any of these options, follow the link below.
Monday, 29 June 2020 to Wednesday, 01 July 2020 @ St Catherine's College, Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UJ
**This event has been cancelled. We hope to go ahead with the 2020 programme for IIC 2021, scheduled for 1 - 3 July 2021** IIC - The ESPID-Oxford Course is a residential training course covering topics in paediatric infection for paediatric infectious diseases trainees and trainers, and for all those who manage children with infections. This will be the 18th edition of the course.
Rational use of face masks in the COVID-19 pandemic
Feng S. et al, (2020), The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
A mosaic tetracycline resistance gene tet(S/M) detected in an MDR pneumococcal CC230 lineage that underwent capsular switching in South Africa.
Lo SW. et al, (2020), J Antimicrob Chemother, 75, 512 - 520
The science of vaccine safety: Summary of meeting at Wellcome Trust.
Plotkin SA. et al, (2020), Vaccine
Interventions for increasing the uptake of immunisation in healthcare workers
Tuckerman J. et al, (2020), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2020
A Novel, Heterozygous Three Base-Pair Deletion in CARD11 Results in B Cell Expansion with NF-κB and T Cell Anergy Disease
Shields AM. et al, (2020), Journal of Clinical Immunology