UCT registrar Dr Ying Zhao studied the safety and effectiveness of bedaquiline treatment in patients with MDR-TB
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 on the passing of Prof. Bongani Mayosi.
Professor Bongani Mayosi, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and CIDRI-Africa Principal Investigator, passed away on Friday 27 July 2018.
Stakeholders and CIDRI-Africa researchers affirmed their commitment to working together to combat TB.
The Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Africa congratulates Dr Muki Shey on his Wellcome Intermediate Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
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.
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 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.
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.
Representatives of several current and prospective trial sponsors visited CIDRI-Africa’s clinical site in Khayelitsha 16–23 February 2018.
Visit by Dr Mbulelo Mntonintshi from Walter Sisulu University in Mthatha to CIDRI-Africa
8th to 19th November 2017
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