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Helen McShane

Professor Helen McShane leads the TB vaccine programme at Oxford University and is working on a BCG challenge model. MVA85A, the original new TB vaccine developed at Oxford and made by Helen during her PhD, was the first new TB vaccine to enter into clinical trials in 2002.

Series featuring Helen McShane

  • Translational Medicine
  • Epidemics and Vaccines
  • Career Equality Talks
  • Women in Medical Science
  • Alumni Weekend
  • Vaccine Research at Oxford
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons Helen McShane: Women in science A career in juggling, organisation and guilt management Helen McShane 10 Dec 2014
2 Helen McShane: Women in science A career in juggling, organisation and guilt management Helen McShane 07 Oct 2014
3 Creative Commons Tuberculosis Professor Helen McShane talks about her work on a new vaccine against tuberculosis. Helen McShane 01 Mar 2011
4 Creative Commons Tuberculosis Dr Helen McShane has been working on a new TB vaccine for 10 years. She explains why developing countries are especially in need of a new vaccine since HIV and TB epidemics overlap and show a devastating synergy. Helen McShane 01 Mar 2011
5 Creative Commons Developing an improved TB vaccine Dr McShane talks about the University's work in creating an improved vaccine against tuberculosis and she also talks about the urgency of this research. Helen McShane 10 Nov 2009
6 Creative Commons Fighting to end Tuberculosis Helen McShane and Dr Helen Fletcher talk about a new TB vaccine currently being developed at Oxford's Wellcome Trust Centre that could become a more effective vaccine against Tuberculosis. Helen McShane, Helen Fletcher 10 Nov 2009
7 Creative Commons Developing an improved TB vaccine Dr McShane talks about the University's work in creating an improved vaccine against tuberculosis and she also talks about the urgency of this research. Helen McShane 28 Oct 2009