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Susie Dunachie joins a prestigious group of leading health researchers in the latest cohort of NIHR Global Research Professors. These awards fund research leaders of the future to promote effective translation of research and to strengthen health, public health and care research leadership at the highest academic levels. Research conducted by Global Research Professors directly benefits people in LMICs. A Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, Susie works on the development of a vaccine to prevent death from melioidosis in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus in LMICs, and supports vaccine research in Thailand. Congratulations!

Professor Susie Dunachie

Susie runs a tropical immunology lab at the Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research in Oxford, with a focus on the susceptibility of people with diabetes to melioidosis and TB. Active in AMR research, during her NIHR Global Research Professorship Susie will be testing a vaccine for melioidosis in human clinical trials and supporting vaccine research in Thailand.

The full story is available on the NIHR website

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