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.
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.
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.
Representatives of several current and prospective trial sponsors visited CIDRI-Africa’s clinical site in Khayelitsha 16–23 February 2018.
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.
CIDRI-Africa congratulates Dr Suraj Parihar of the Centre’s Basic Science platform on his recent Y2 rating by the National Research Foundation.
On Monday 4 December, CIDRI-Africa hosted a UK Science delegation at the Khayelitsha Site B clinical research site.
Visit by Dr Mbulelo Mntonintshi from Walter Sisulu University in Mthatha to CIDRI-Africa
8th to 19th November 2017
Room 3.03.6, Wolfson Pavilion
Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Cape Town
Tel: +27 (0)21 406 6797
Supported by the Wellcome Trust (203135/Z/16/Z)