Prof Helen McShane
Helen is the VALIDATE Network Director; Director of the Oxford NIHR Biomedical Research Centre; Professor of Vaccinology at Oxford University; Deputy Head (Translation and Personnel), Medical Sciences Division; and an Honorary Consultant Physician in infectious diseases. Since 2001, Helen has led the TB vaccine research group at the University of Oxford's Jenner Institute. She has held grants awarded by Wellcome, MRC, BBSRC, the EU, EDCTP, the Gates Foundation, Aeras, NIH, NORAD, TBVI, the Botnar Foundation, NIHR and the UK Department of Health. Helen also sits on, and chairs, several funder grant review panels.
Helen collaborates with several research groups across Africa in TB vaccine clinical trials and with research groups across the world to advance TB vaccine research.