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Scientific advisory panel members

Scientific Advisory Panel

The work of the Scientific Advisory Panel is integral to MRF’s success.It ensures that the Charity only funds research of high scientific merit, which is relevant to our research strategy, original and likely to succeed.

Panel members are international scientists working at the top of their respective fields, conducting world-wide research and generously giving their time and expertise for free. They bring great insight and dedication to the funding process. MRF is enormously grateful for their commitment, which can only serve to further research into meningitis and septicaemia.

 Professor Raymond Borrow PhD MRCPath (Chair)
Head of Vaccine Evaluation Department, Health Protection Agency, Manchester 

Professor Peter Andrew PhD
Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis, University of Leicester
Rachel ExleyDr Rachel Exley, BSc. PhD
Research Scientist, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology at the University of Oxford
Professor Ian Feavers BSc PhD (Vice-chair)
Head of the Division of Bacteriology, NIBSC
Professor Adam Finn MA PhD FRCP FRCPCH
Professor of Paediatrics, Head, Unit of Child Health
Dept Clinical Sciences at South Bristol, University of Bristol
Professor Paul Heath MB BS FRACP FRCPCH
Professor/Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases at St George’s, University of London and Vaccine Institute in London.
Professor Nigel Klein BSc MB.BS PhD MRCP FRCPCH
Head of Department of Infection
Institute of Child Health, University College London
Professor Beate Kampmann Staats Exam MD FRCPCH DTM&H PhD
Professor of Paediatric Infection and Immunity
Imperial College London
Professor David Lalloo MB BS MD FRCP FTTM RCPS(Glasg).
Professor of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Adjunct Professor of Paediatric Intensive Care
St Mary's Hospital and Imperial College, London

Consultant Epidemiologist
HPA, Colindale, London
Dr Caroline Trotter BA MSc PhD
Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge

Mary Ramsay
Scientific Advisory Panel
Mary Ramsay

Joined the Panel in Nov 2006

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