PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR FUNDING
Royal Society research grant. £20,000. 2022-2023.
MRC Clinician Scientist Fellowship. £1,123,600. 2020 - 2024.
British Medical Association James Trust grant for research into asthma. £64,641. 2020-2023.
NIHR Imperial BRC Respiratory Shadow Theme Call. £50,000. 2020 - 2021.
British Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy COVID-19 Grant. £25,000. 2020-2021.
Wellcome Trust Seed Award in Science. £50,000. 2019 - 2020.
Association of Physicians of GB & Ireland Young Investigator Award. £20,000. 2019 - 2020.
Wellcome Trust/Imperial College ISSF Springboard Fellowship. £114,876. 2019 - 2020.
British Medical Association HC Roscoe Grant. £50,000. 2015 - 2018.
British Lung Foundation Pump Priming Grant. £25,000. 2015 - 2016.
Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Training Fellowship. £248,724. 2011 - 2014.
Rosetrees Trust /Stoneygate Trust project grant. £89,992. 2022-2024 (PI: Dr Robert Snelgrove).
Sanofi Genzyme Type 2 innovation grant. £72,174. 2020 - 2021 (PI: Dr Robert Snelgrove).
HIC-VAC Pump Priming Grant. £71,803. 2021-2022 (PI: Dr Hugo Farne).
HONOURS AND PRIZES
European Respiratory Journal top peer reviewer award 2020.
Worshipful Apothecaries' Society Prize for best research paper 2019.
European Respiratory Society best respiratory infection abstract 2016.
International Workshop for Lung Health. Rising Star Award 2016.
British Thoracic Society Early Career Investigator Award 2015.
European Respiratory Society COPD research abstract award 2012.
SELECTED INVITED PRESENTATIONS
'The respiratory microbiome: a new player in host immunity’. Festival of Genomics and Biodata, London 2022.
'The role of the airway microbiome in health and disease’. Plenary lecture for World Microbiome Day, KMCH Research Foundation, India 2021
'COPD mucosal host-defence: medications, microbes and mucus' – British Thoracic Society Winter conference Oral Plenary Symposium 2019.
‘Novel insights into the biology of COPD exacerbations’ – Weill Cornell/NHLI exchange meeting 2019.
'Impact of inhaled corticosteroids on anti-viral and anti-bacterial immunity' – European Respiratory Society Annual Congress, 2019.
'Macrolide use in pneumonia: enough is enough?' – British Thoracic Society Winter conference, 2018.
'Bacterial infections in COPD – cause or effect?'– European Respiratory Society Annual Congress, 2018.
BMC Pulmonary Medicine. Associate Editor
PLoS One. Associate Editor
Frontiers in Immunology, Guest Editor: "Role of lung and gut microbiota in the immune response against respiratory viral infections".
European Respiratory Journal. Editorial Board Member.