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Candidate tuberculosis (TB) vaccine can prevent active pulmonary TB in HIV-negative adults in phase II study
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:30

Primary analysis published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows positive results in clinical trial conducted in tuberculosis endemic regions.

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Fogarty International Center Emerging Global Leader award for former CIDRI-Africa visiting post-doc
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 14:15

Dr Leopold Tientcheu Djomkam of the Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has received a prestigious career development grant.

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Blood test to detect active TB in people with HIV
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 09:00

Researchers identified a combination of biomarkers that could detect prevalent TB amongst HIV-1 co-infected persons.

UCT scientists shine at NRF awards
Monday, October 1, 2018 - 10:45

The University of Cape Town’s top scientific minds—including two CIDRI-Africa Contributing Investigators—dominated at this year’s National Research Foundation (NRF) Awards ceremony, accounting for 11 of the 37 academics honoured at the prestigious annual event.

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News bites
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 08:15

Associate Prof. Helen Cox and Prof. Valerie Mizrahi's editorial published in New England Journal of Medicine. 

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A novel factor in the immune control of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: CD153
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 09:30

New paper co-authored by CIDRI-Africa investigators published today in Nature Microbiology. 

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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.