University accredited research institute
Tackling diseases of importance in Africa
Impacting health policy and practice
Ed Rybicki is acknowledged by the NRF as an internationally recognised leading scholar in his field of research - vaccine biotechnology.
Mid-study results provide important evidence that many of the women using the vaginal ring are achieving protection against HIV infection.
Jo-Ann Passmore, Lindi Masson and colleagues publish results that show immunological predictors of HIV risk may modify the effectiveness of tools for HIV prevention; and by reducing genital inflammation in women, HIV prevention efforts may be augmented.
Trevor Sewell has been the driving force behind the award of a major UK grant to UCT creating a Centre of Excellence in Structural Biology, focusing on diseases such as HIV-AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and African horse sickness.