TB, BCG vaccine, trained innate immunity, humoral responses to mycobacteria, infant immunity, vaccines
I am interested in mycobacterial (M. tuberculosis, BCG) and host interactions and I am currently working on a project investigating the role of vaccination-inducible innate and humoral mechanisms in BCG-vaccinated infant protection from severe forms of tuberculosis.
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Butkeviciute E, Jones C E & Smith S G. Heterologous effects of infant BCG vaccination: potential mechanisms of immunity. Future Microbiology, 2018. Available at: https://doi.org/10.2217/fmb-2018-0026