Angie Hyder-Wright

UK Clinical Vaccine Network Conference 2024
Wednesday 12th - Thursday 13th June 2024

Angie Hyder-Wright

Angie completed Bachelor of Nursing in 2001, she has extensive ICU experience. Always keen on research, she completed the NIHR-funded MRes programme in 2010. She has worked within the Clinical Research Network (CRN) for 13 years based at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and Liverpool University Hospital Foundation Trust (LUHFT). Angie manages the Accelerator Research Clinic (ARC) which opened in 2017 with 5 beds and has expanded to 18 beds in 2020 to deliver large scale vaccine trials. The Liverpool Vaccine Group won team of the year at the North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards in 2019.  

In March 2020, she returned from maternity leave amidst the first wave of the pandemic. She became the Principal Investigator of the FASTER study, a low-risk study recruiting 400 patients with suspected COVID completing recruitment within 9 months across 3 sites. Angie was awarded the LUHFT Nursing star for research award in 2022 for her work during the pandemic.

Angie has led pneumococcal challenge studies for 13 years, an exciting research technique aimed at testing and developing better pneumococcal vaccines predominantly to protect against pneumonia.