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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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African Career Accelerator awards information session
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 13:00

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.

In remembrance of Mr Sicelo Sindelo
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 09:00

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.

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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.

Kaplan publication
Retaining people living with HIV in care: dynamics of disengagement
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 11:45

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.

Suraj Parihar
Dr Parihar rated by the National Research Foundation
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 11:45

CIDRI-Africa congratulates Dr Suraj Parihar of the Centre’s Basic Science platform on his recent Y2 rating by the National Research Foundation.

UK science delegation
Visit of Professor Robin Grimes from UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 11:45

On Monday 4 December, CIDRI-Africa hosted a UK Science delegation at the Khayelitsha Site B clinical research site.

Graeme Meintjes & Mbulelo Mntonintshi
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