The HIATUS study, a research programme being launched by the Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Africa (CIDRI-Africa) at the University of Cape Town (UCT), will investigate the interaction between the COVID-19 pandemic and common endemic infectious diseases in the South African context.
The grant will enable CIDRI-Africa to further deepen our researcher community as public engagement champions, engage local communities and stakeholders, and raise awareness of research results.
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The pair have joined the Centre as Contributing Investigators.
Clinical Research Platform Academic Sean Wasserman was awarded the Stephen Lawn TB-HIV Research Leadership Prize at the 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Hyderabad, India.
Two University of Cape Town research groups participated in a study that examined how well a new tuberculosis vaccine works in adults.
Incorporating nuanced consent into genomic research practices is possible and necessary.
Jon attended the ISMB/ECCB conference for computational biology in Basel, Switzerland with support from CIDRI-Africa.
Prof. Tobias Bonhoeffer and Dr Michael Chew recently visited several Wellcome-supported African sites including CIDRI-Africa, the Neuroscience Institute, and the Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Programme.
Two new Fellows were inducted into the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) prestigious College of Fellows at the annual fellows dinner held at Smuts Hall this week. In addition, six College of Fellows Young Researcher Awards were made.
PASS awardee Olina Ngwenya attended joint SUSAN SSACAB conference.
The recent announcement of the Crick African Network’s African Career Accelerator (CAN ACA) Fellowships has named two University of Cape Town (UCT) recipients, Drs Ursula Rohlwink and Suraj Parihar.
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