Dr. Manish Sadarangani is director of the Vaccine Evaluation Center at the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, UBC Department of Pediatrics. He completed his undergraduate medical training and pediatric residency in Cambridge, Oxford and London in the UK. He then completed his Doctor of Philosophy with the Oxford Vaccine Group in the UK, developing novel vaccine candidates for protection against capsular group B meningococcal disease, and completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases in Vancouver in 2013 before returning to Oxford to work as a Pediatric Infectious Diseases physician. He has worked in pediatrics throughout the world, including in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Australia, North America and Europe.
Sadarangani’s research links clinical trials with basic microbiology, immunology and epidemiology to address clinically relevant problems related to immunization and vaccine-preventable diseases. Specific research interests include meningococcal disease, bacterial vaccines, understanding vaccine-induced immunity via systems biology, meningitis and encephalitis, maternal immunization, the microbiota and antibiotic resistance.
For an up-to-date list of publications by Dr. Sadarangani, please see PubMed.
University: University of British Columbia
Position: Assistant Professor
Research location: Vaccine Evaluation Center, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute