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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.
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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.

News

Wednesday, 22 August 2018
CIDRI-Africa first Annual Scientific Meeting

CIDRI-Africa staff, platform leads, academics, mentees, and the Expert Advisory Board gathered for their first Annual Scientific Meeting at Spier Wine Farm on the 17th and 18th of May.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 08:00
UCT medical students at the 2018 HATTP seminar
UCT medical students introduced to HIV-TB clinical research

Twenty medical students attended the first Fogarty HIV-associated Tuberculosis Training Program seminar at UCT’s Faculty of Health Sciences on 4th and 5th May 2018.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 08:45
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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

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