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Vaccine Development

Name

Division

Department

Professor Tao Dong

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine
Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Dr Sandy Douglas

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Sarah Gilbert

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Adrian Hill

NDM

MSD

Professor Matt Higgins

MSD

Biochemistry

Professor Mark Howarth

MSD

Biochemistry

Dr Shisong Jiang

 MSD Oncology

Professor Hashem Koohy

 MSD RDM

ProfessorTeresa Lambe

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Dr Chloe Hyun-Jung Lee

MSD

RDM

Professor Graham Ogg

MSD

RDM

Professor Andy Pollard

MSD

Paediatrics

Professor Gavin Screaton

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor John Todd

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Drug Development

Name

Division

Department

Professor Ivan Ahel

MSD

Dunn School of Pathology

Professor Phil Biggin

MSD

Biochemistry

Professor Sarah Blagden

MSD

Oncology

Professor Chris Butler

MSD

Primary Care

Professor Bob Carlisle

MPLS

Engineering

Professor Constantin Coussios

MPLS

Engineering

Professor Lynne Cox

MSD

Biochemistry

Professor Susie Dunachie

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Ervin Fodor

MSD

Dunn School of Pathology

Dr Jonathan Grimes

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Richard Hobbs

MSD

Primary Care

Professor Peter Horby

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Stephen Hyde

MSD

RDM

Professor Yvonne Jones

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Paul Klenerman

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

ProfessorLing-Pei Ho

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Dr Giorgio Napolitani

MSD

RDM

Professor Raymond Owens

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Christina Redfield

MSD

Biochemistry

Dr Sumana Sanyal

MSD

Dunn School of Pathology

Professor Quentin Sattentau

MSD

Dunn School of Pathology

Professor Chris Schofield

MPLS

Chemistry

Professor David Stuart

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Peter Simmonds

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor John Todd

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Alain Townsend

MSD

RDM

Professor John Vakonakis

MSD

Biochemistry

Epidemiology

Name

Division

Department    

Dr Ricardo Aguas

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Dr Thomas Bowden

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Dr Phaikyeong Cheah

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Derrick Crook

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Christl Donnelly

MPLS

Statistics 

Professor Nuno Faria

MPLS

Zoology 

Professor Philippe Guerin

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine 

Professor Sunetra Gupta 

MPLS

Zoology

Professor Julia Hippisley-Cox

MSD

Primary Care

Professor Richard Hobbs

MSD

Primary Care

Dr Moritz Kraemer

MPLS

Zoology 

Professor Martin Landray

 MSD

NDPH 

Dr José Lourenço

MPLS

Zoology

Professor Simon de Lusignan

MSD

Primary Care

Professor Richard Maude

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine 

Professor Wirichada Pan-ngum

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine 

Professor Michael Parker

MSD

NDPH 

Dr John Parrington

MSD

Pharmacology 

Professor Tim Peto

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine 

Professor Oliver Pybus

MPLS

Zoology 

Dr Rima Shretta

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine 

Dr Sheetal Silal

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine 

Dr Robin Thompson

MPLS

Maths 

Professor Lisa White

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Public Health

Name

Division

Department

Dr Luke Allen

MSD

Primary Care

Professor Philip Bejon

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Dr David Bonsall

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Michael Bonsall 

MPLS

Zoology

Professor MIles Carroll

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Dr Gail Carson

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Alfonso Castrejon-Pita

MPLS

Engineering

Professor Cathy Creswell

MSD

Psychiatry

Professor Nick Day

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Andrew Farmery

MSD

NDCN

Professor Christophe Fraser

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Trish Greenhalgh

MSD

Primary Care

Professor Gail Hayward

MSD

Primary Care

Professor Carl Heneghan

MSD

Primary Care

Professor Richard Hobbs

MSD

Primary Care

Professor T Deirdre Hollingsworth

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor William James

MSD

Dunn School of Pathology

Professor Julian Knight

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Marian Knight

MSD

NDPH

Prof Trudie Lang

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Simon de Lusignan

MSD

Primary Care

Professor Ly-Mee Yu

MSD

Primary Care

Assoc. Prof Kamal Mahtani

MSD

Primary Care

Professor Richard McManus

MSD

Primary Care

Dr Alexander Mentzer

MSD

NDM

Dr Cassidy Nelson 

MPLS

Zoology

Professor Stefan Neubauer

MSD

RDM

Dr Jennifer Van Nuil

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Michael Parker

MSD

NDPH

Professor Ian Pavord

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Dr Najib Rahman

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Dr Betty Raman

MSD

RDM

Professor Lionel Tarassenko

MPLS

Engineering

Dr Mark Thompson

MPLS

MPLSEngineering

Professor Guy Thwaites

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Professor Peter Watkinson

MSD

NDCN

Professor Nick White

MSD

Nuffield Department of Medicine

Diagnostic Tools

Name

Division

Department    

Professor Tom Brown 

MPLS

Chemistry

Professor Zhanfeng Cui

MPLS

Engineering 

Professor Wei Huang

MPLS

Engineering 

Professor Achillefs Kapanidis

MPLS

Physics 

Professor Mark Moloney

MPLS

Chemistry

Dr Nicole Robb

MPLS

Physics 

Dr Craig Thompson

MPLS

Zoology

Behaviour and Societal Impact

Name

Division

Department    

Professor Johannes Abeler

Social Sciences

Economics 

Dr Marta Arnaldi

Humanities

Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Professor Eric Clarke

Humanities

Music

Dr Ben Cooper

MSD

NDM 

Dr Alberto Giubilini

Humanities

Philosophy 

Dr Thomas Hale

SSD

Blavatnik School of Government

Mr Joe Hasell

Social Sciences

Oxford Martin School 

Dr Lukas Hensel

Social Sciences

Blavatnik School of Government 

Professor Joshua Hordern

Humanities

Theology & Religion 

Dr Rebecca Inglis

MSD

NDM

Professor Ridhi Kashyap 

SSD

Sociology

Dr Vasiliki Kiparoglou

MSD

Primary Care

Dr Javier Lezaun

Social Sciences

Anthropology 

 Professor Melinda Mills

Social Sciences

Sociology 

Dr Esteban Ortiz-Ospina

Social Sciences

Oxford Martin School 

Dr Hannah Ritchie

Social Sciences

Oxford Martin School 

Dr Max Roser

Social Sciences

Oxford Martin School 

Professor Julian Savulescu

Humanities

Philosophy 

Dominic Wilkinson

Humanities

The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

Professor Biao Xiang

Social Sciences

Anthropology


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