World map vaccines


Charles Vragniau, Joshua C. Bufton, Frédéric Garzoni, Emilie Stermann, Fruzsina Rabi, Céline Terrat, Mélanie Guidetti, Véronique Josserand, Matt Williams, Christopher J. Woods, Gerardo Viedma, Phil Bates, Bernard Verrier, Laurence Chaperot, Christiane Schaffitzel, Imre Berger, and Pascal Fender. "Synthetic self-assembling ADDomer platform for highly efficient vaccination by genetically encoded multiepitope display." Science Advances. 2019. 5: eaaw2853.

Read the press release on the above work here

Ankur Matreja and Gordon Dougan. "Molecular epidemiology and intercontinental spread of cholera." Vaccine. 2019.

Anna K. Blakney, Paul F. McKay, Bárbara Ibarzo Yus, Yoann Aldon, and Robin Shattock. "Inside out: optimization of lipid nanoparticle formulations for exterior complexation and in vivo delivery of saRNA." Gene Therapy. 2019. 26: 363-372.

Zoltán Kis, Maria M. Papthanasiou, Raul Calvo-Serrano, Cleo Kontoravdi, and Nilay Shah. "A model-based quantification of the impact of new manufacturing technologies on developing country vaccine supply chain performance: a Kenyan case study." Journal of Advanced Manufacturing and Processing. 2019. 1: e10025.

Anna K. Blakney, Paul F. McKay, Dennis Christensen, Bárbara Ibarzo Yus, Yoann Aldon, Frank Follman, and Robin J. Shattock. "Effects of cationic adjuvant formulation particle type, fluidity and immunomodulators on delivery and immunogenicity of saRNA.Journal of Controlled Release. 2019. 304: 65-74.

Maria M. Papthanasiou, Baris Burnak, Justin Katz, Nilay Shah, and Efstratios N. Pistikopoulos. “Assisting continuous biomanufacturing through advanced control in downstream purification.”Computers & Chemical Engineering. 2019. 125: 232-248.

Anna K. Blakney, Paul F. McKay, Bárbara Ibarzo Yus, Judith E. Hunter, Elizabeth A. Dex, and Robin J. Shattock. “The Skin You Are In: Design-of-Experiments Optimization of Lipid Nanoparticle Self-Amplifying RNA Formulations in Human Skin Explants.” ACS Nano. 2019. 13(5): 5920-5930.

Anna K. Blakney was awarded a Provost’s Award for excellence in animal research for the above work.

Anna K. Blakney, Gokhan Yilmaz, Paul F. McKay, C. Remzi Becer, and Robin J. Shattock. “One Size Does Not Fit All: The Effect of Chain Length and Charge Density of Poly(ethylene imine) Based Copolymers on Delivery of pDNA, mRNA, and RepRNA Polyplexes.” Biomacromolecules. 2018. 19(7): 2870-2879.

Anna K. Blakney, Paul F. McKay, and Robin J. Shattock. “Structural Components for Amplification of Positive and Negative Strand VEEV Splitzicons.” Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences. 2018. 5: 71.

Luke Muir, Paul F. McKay, Velislava N. Petrova, Oleksiy V. Klymenko, Sven Kratochvil, Christopher L. Pinder, Paul Kellam, and Robin J. Shattock. “Optimisation of ex vivo memory B cell expansion/differentiation for interrogation of rare peripheral memory B cell subset responses.” Wellcome Open Research. 2018. 2: 97.

Zoltán Kis, Robin Shattock, Nilay Shah, and Cleo Kontoravdi. “Emerging Technologies for Low-Cost, Rapid Vaccine Manufacture.” Biotechnology Journal. 2019. 14: 1800376.

General Information on Vaccines

History of vaccines
 - Find out more

Vaccine Knowledge Project
 - Find out more

Vaccines work to help keep us alive
 - Find out more

A history of the measles vaccination programme within the UK
 - Find out more

Riskiest vaccine is the one not given
 - Find out more

Volunteers supporting vaccine development
 - Find out more

"The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease", by Meredith Wadman

"Vaccine: The Controversial Story of Medicine's Greatest Lifesaver", by Arthur Allen

"Vaccines: A Biography", edited by Andrew Artenstein


Developing Countries Vaccine Manufacturing Networks (DCVMN) is a voluntary public-health-driven alliance of vaccine manufacturers from developing countries that aims to make a consistent supply of high-quality vaccines that are accessible to protect people against known and emerging infectious diseases globally
 - Find out more

UK Government information on Official Development Assistant (ODA) strategic objectives
 - Find out more

List of Low-Middle Income Countries (all countries listed count as LMIC)
 - Find out more

Please note the links to non-Imperial College London websites are for information only and do not constitute endorsement, expressed or implied, by Imperial College London, the Future Vaccine Manufacturing Research Hub or individual members therein. These external websites are not managed by Imperial College London. We do not control or take responsibility for the content on these sites although we believe the sites provide credible information. If you would like to discuss content on any of these websites please contact us via the Contact Us website.

Annual Report

FMVR Annual report 2019

Imperial College London FVMR Hub Annual Report 2019 (PDF)