Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Bristol Children's Vaccine Centre (BCVC) is a research group headed by Professor Adam Finn.

We are a collaboration of paediatricians, scientists and children’s nurses interested in studying the serious infections of childhood and ways to prevent them.

The main focus of the BCVC is on translational research related to mucosal vaccine development and specifically the mucosal immune response to the pneumococcus Streptococcus pneumoniae.

We also run clinical epidemiological studies of the incidence of invasive infections in children and clinical trials related to medicines for children including vaccines.

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    Research Output

    Areas of agreement in the management of childhood non-infectious chronic anterior uveitis in the UK

    POIG Uveitis Delphi Group, 1 Jan 2020, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology. 104, 1, p. 11-16 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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    Co-production of an educational package for the universal human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme tailored for schools with low uptake: A participatory study protocol

    Fisher, H., Audrey, S., Chantler, T. E. A., Finn, A. H. R., Letley, L., Mounier-Jack, S., Thomas, C. L., Yates, J. & Hickman, M., 11 Oct 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : BMJ Open.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    Impact of meningococcal B (4CMenB) vaccine on pharyngeal Neisseria meningitidis carriage density and persistence in adolescents

    McMillan, M., Walters, L., Sullivan, T., Leong, L. E. X., Turra, M., Lawrence, A., Koehler, A. P., Finn, A., Andrews, R. M. & Marshall, H. S., 24 May 2020, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. ciaa610.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Projects

    Student theses

    Gene expression of Neisseria meningitidis in the upper respiratory tract

    Author: Tekletsion, Y. K., 28 Nov 2019

    Supervisor: Finn, A. H. R. (Supervisor) & Christensen, H. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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