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Research in our Department focuses on a wide variety of aspect of children's health. We study the neuroscience of pain in infants, HIV, immunology, haematology, gastroenterology and vaccinology.More news
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Vaccine Knowledge Project
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Chair in Developmental Medicine
Gift of £3.3million from Mr André Hoffmann has secured future of Oxford Chair in Developmental Medicine.Read more
Andrew Pollard receives BRC award
Professor Pollard received the award for his leadership has had a strong impact on healthcare and research.Read more
Persistence of bactericidal antibodies following booster vaccination with 4CMenB at 12, 18 or 24months and immunogenicity of a fifth dose administered at 4years of age-a phase 3 extension to a randomised controlled trial.
Iro MA. et al, (2017), Vaccine, 35, 395 - 402
Serum Bactericidal Antibody Responses of Adults Immunized with the MenB-4C Vaccine against Genetically Diverse Serogroup B Meningococci.
Giuntini S. et al, (2017), Clin Vaccine Immunol, 24
Correlates of protection against Neisseria Meningitidis.
Pollard A., (2017), Nat Rev Immunol, 17
Divergent Memory B Cell Responses in a Mixed Infant Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Schedule.
Trück J. et al, (2016), Pediatr Infect Dis J
Can we control all-cause meningococcal disease in Europe?
Sadarangani M. and Pollard AJ., (2016), Clin Microbiol Infect, 22 Suppl 5, S103 - S112