Punam Mangtani

Punam Mangtani

Professor in Epidemiology (Clinical) 

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UK

Tel: +44 (0)207 927 2057 

Email: Punam.mangtani@lshtm.ac.uk 





Network Investigator


Research Keywords: 

BCG Vaccine, efficacy, effectiveness, safety, zoonotic TB 



My research focuses on the epidemiology of vaccine preventable diseases including influenza and tuberculosis, as well as livestock zoonoses affecting human health. Other specific research is on post licensure aspects of vaccine effectiveness and safety. I am a member of WHO’s Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety.  


Related Websites: 

Profile page at LSHTM


Key Publications:

Mangtani P, Nguipdop-Djomo P, Keogh RH, Sterne JAC, Abubakar I, Smith PG, Fine PEM, Vynnycky E, Watson JM, Elliman D, Lipman M, Rodrigues LC. The duration of protection of school-aged BCG vaccination in England: a population –based case-control study. Int J Epidemiol. 2017 Aug 31.

Keogh RH, Mangtani P, Rodrigues L, Nguipdop Djomo P. Estimating time-varying exposure-outcome associations using case-control data: logistic and case-cohort analyses. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2016 Jan 5;16:2.

Nguipdop-Djomo P, Heldal E, Rodrigues LC, Abubakar I, Mangtani P. Duration of BCG protection against tuberculosis and change in effectiveness with time since vaccination in Norway: a retrospective population-based cohort study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Feb;16(2):219-26.

Keller-Stanislawski B, Englund JA, Kang G, Mangtani P, Neuzil K, Nohynek H, Pless R, Lambach P and Zuber P. Safety of immunization during pregnancy: A review of the evidence of selected inactivated and live attenuated vaccines. Vaccine 2014 . 2014 Dec 12;32(52):7057-64

Roy A, Eisenhut M, Harris RJ, Rodrigues LC, Sridhar S, Habermann S, Snell L, Mangtani P, Adetifa I, Lalvani A, Abubakar I. Effect of BCG vaccination against Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in children: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ. 2014 Aug 5;349:g4643.

Mangtani P, Abubakar I, Ariti C, Beynon R, Pimpin L, Fine PE, Rodrigues LC,Smith PG, Lipman M, Whiting PF, Sterne JA. Protection by BCG vaccine against tuberculosis: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Feb;58(4):470-80

Nguipdop-Djomo P, Mangtani P, Pedrazzoli D, Rodrigues L, Abubakar I  Uptake of neonatal BCG vaccination in England: performance of the current policy recommendations Thorax 2014 Jan;69(1):87-9

Pilger D, Nguipdop Djomo P, Rodrigues LC, Abubakar I,  Ellman D, Watson J, Mangtani P. BCG vaccination in England since 2005: a survey of policy and practice in England.   July BMJ Open 2012 Sep 10;2(5).

Millett ERC, Noel D, Mangtani P, Abubakar I, Kruijshaar IE. Factors associated with being lost to follow-up before completing tuberculosis treatment: analysis of surveillance data Epidemiol Infect  2012 Jul 30:1-9

Rodrigues LC, Mangtani P, Abubakar I. How does the level of BCG vaccine protection against tuberculosis fall over time? BMJ. 2011 Sep 29;343:d5974