Meningitis Now Professional Expert Tim Mitchell

His research focuses on understanding the processes involved in pneumococcal disease

Professor Tim Mitchell

Professional expert

Tim obtained his BSc and PhD in microbiology from the University of Birmingham. He was awarded a Wellcome Trust Travelling Fellowship to work at Erasmus University (Rotterdam) before returning to the UK to take up a post-doctoral position at University of Leicester. He was then awarded a Royal Society University Fellowship.
  • Meningitis Now Professional Expert Caroline Vipond

    Dr Caroline Vipond


    Caroline is a Senior Scientist in the Division of Bacteriology at NIBSC, where she runs the group responsible for ensuring the safety and quality of a number of licensed meningococcal vaccines. She is also the current Chairperson of our Scientific and Medical Advisory Panel

  • Meningitis Now Professional Expert Professor Simon Kroll

    Professor Simon Kroll

    Honorary Medical Director and Vice-Chair, Trustee

    Simon has been involved with the work of Meningitis Now for many years, initially as Chairman of our Medical Research Panel before becoming our honorary Medical Director in 2009, and a Trustee in 2019.

  • Meningitis Now Professional Expert Xilian-Bai

    Dr Xilian Bai

    Professional expert

    Xilian graduated in medicine from China Medical University before specialising in paediatric/neonatal intensive care and paediatric infectious diseases.

  • Meningitis Now Professional Expert David Dockrell

    Professor David Dockrell

    Professional expert

    Professor David Dockrell is Professor of Infection Medicine in the Centre for Inflammation Research at the University of Edinburgh.