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Supporting Excellence
The Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Africa fosters investigator-led approaches via the overarching scientific objective of combatting infection, especially HIV-1 and tuberculosis, through clinical and laboratory research.
Macrophages infected with M. tuberculosis; image by Dr Suraj Parihar
Basic Science
Our Basic Science Platform provides the laboratory infrastructure and technical support to ensure the safe handling of infectious material.
Subgraph of the ANIMA network for dataset HIVsetB
Biomedical Data Integration
We work with multidimensional clinical and scientific data at the molecular, cellular, clinical and population levels.
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Clinical Research
CIDRI-Africa supports clinical studies in the community at our facility at Site B in Khayelitsha.


Monday, 25 June 2018
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African Career Accelerator awards information session

Join us to learn more about the Crick African Network’s African Career Accelerator awards on the 14th of May 2018 from 16:00-17:00 in the Wolfson Pavilion Lecture Theatre in the IDM.

Publication Date:
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 13:00
In remembrance of Mr Sicelo Sindelo

It is with great sadness that we inform you that Mr Sicelo Sindelo (31), a CIDRI-Africa staff member, died tragically on Monday 23 April 2018.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 09:00
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CIDRI-Africa hosts international stakeholder visit to Khayelitsha Site B clinical research site

Representatives of several current and prospective trial sponsors visited CIDRI-Africa’s clinical site in Khayelitsha 16–23 February 2018.

Publication Date:
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 15:15
Kaplan publication
Retaining people living with HIV in care: dynamics of disengagement

An analysis of data drawn from Khayelitsha ART clinics has shown that care providers may need to reconsider measures of retention in care for highly mobile populations.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 11:45