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Annual Meeting 2018 audience

The 2nd HIC-Vac Annual Meeting took place on 12-13 November, 2018, in the beautiful...

Group A Streptococcus

Five research teams are each receiving around £100,000 of seed-funding to help set up or improve human...

Guiding principles for researchers applying for funding for human infection studies could help to invigorate...


Female mosquito

Malaria is a life-threatening disease with a big global impact. In 2017 there were around 220 million cases of...

Streptococcus pneumoniae

You might have seen some ...


Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a very common virus – nearly all children will catch it before they turn...

Human infection studies in the news


An article summarising HIC-Vac's goals and activities, published in Impact (a series of high-quality, open access and free to access science reports).


There's a well-written article by Clive Cookson in the Financial Times focused on human infection studies, including quotes from Dr Simon Kolstoe, Professors Daniela Ferreira and Peter Openshaw, and study volunteer Lily Hoa. 

A publication from Professor Ferreira's group at LSTM appeared in several papers, including the Daily Mail.

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