Andy Tran

Andy Tran

Institute for Infection and Immunity, St George’s University of London








Network Associate

Research Keywords:
TB, Animal Models, Antibodies, IgA, Vaccines, Mucosal

My main research area involves the investigation of novel therapeutics and vaccines against Mycobacterium tuberculosis, with a specific interest in antibody responses and antibody-based therapeutics.

Key Publications:

  • Hyde K, Sultana K, Tran AC, Bileckaja N, Donald CL, Kohl A, Stanton RJ, Strang BL, Limited replication of human cytomegalovirus in a trophoblast cell line, Journal of General Virology
  • Tran AC, Diogo G et al Mucosal Therapy of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis With IgA and Interferon-γ, Frontiers in Immunology (2020), 10.3389/fimmu.2020.582833
  • Diogo G, Hart P, Copland A, Kim MY, Tran AC et al, Immunization With Mycobacterium tuberculosis Antigens Encapsulated in Phosphatidylserine Liposomes Improves Protection Afforded by BCG, Frontiers in Immunology (2019), 10.3389/fimmu.2019.01349
  • Tran AC, Kim MY, Reljic R, Emerging themes for the role of antibodies in tuberculosis, Immune Network (2019), 10.4110/in.2019.19.e24
  • Kuczkowska K, Copland A, Øverland L, Mathiesen G, Tran AC et al, Inactivated Lactobacillus plantarum Carrying a Surface-Displayed Ag85B-ESAT-6 Fusion Antigen as a Booster Vaccine against Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection, Frontiers in Immunology (2019) 10.3389/fimmu.2019.01588
  • Copland A, Diogo G, Hart P, Harris S, Tran AC et al, Mucosal Delivery of Fusion Proteins with Bacillus subtilis Spores Enhances Protection against Tuberculosis by Bacillus Calmette-Guérin, Frontiers in Immunology (2018), 10.3389/fimmu.2018.00346

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