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Beaquiline molecular structure
Bedaquiline safe and effective in MDR-TB
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 10:00

UCT registrar Dr Ying Zhao studied the safety and effectiveness of bedaquiline treatment in patients with MDR-TB

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Wellcome Investigator Award for CIDRI-Africa PI Prof. Gary Maartens
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:00

Prof. Maartens will lead investigations to answer important questions about use of the antiretroviral dolutegravir in treatment of African people living with HIV.

A message from CIDRI-Africa Director Prof. Robert Wilkinson
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 11:00

A message from CIDRI-Africa Director Prof. Robert Wilkinson on the passing of Prof. Bongani Mayosi.

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VC announces passing of Professor Bongani Mayosi
Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 09:45

Professor Bongani Mayosi, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and CIDRI-Africa Principal Investigator, passed away on Friday 27 July 2018.

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Clinical researchers engage Khayelitsha community
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 07:45

Stakeholders and CIDRI-Africa researchers affirmed their commitment to working together to combat TB.

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Dr Muki Shey awarded prestigious Wellcome Fellowship
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 10:00

The Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Africa congratulates Dr Muki Shey on his Wellcome Intermediate Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

Blood signature could improve early TB diagnosis
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 10:30

A gene signature in the bloodstream could reveal whether someone is going to develop active tuberculosis (TB) disease months before symptoms begin. Such a signature has now been developed by a team led by the Francis Crick Institute and University of Leicester, in collaboration with BIOASTER and bioMérieux in France and the University of Cape Town in South Africa.

Fogarty HATTP trainees and committee members
First fruits of Fogarty HIV-TB training programme
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 09:45

It’s onward and upward for the Fogarty HIV-associated TB Training Program, which has provided vital training to postgraduates in its first year of operation.

CIDRI-Africa first Annual Scientific Meeting
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 08:00

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.

UCT medical students at the 2018 HATTP seminar
UCT medical students introduced to HIV-TB clinical research
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 08:45

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.

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CIDRI-Africa hosts international stakeholder visit to Khayelitsha Site B clinical research site
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 15:15

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

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Visit by Dr Mbulelo Mntonintshi
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 11:45

Visit by Dr Mbulelo Mntonintshi from Walter Sisulu University in Mthatha to CIDRI-Africa

8th to 19th November 2017 

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