Four of the Fogarty HIV-associated Tuberculosis Training Program trainees have been selected to attend the Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Summer School, which takes place at Johns Hopkins University in the United States from 11 to 30 June.
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.
Robert Millar has been re-acknowledged by the NRF as an internationally recognised leading scholar in his field of research - peptide regulators of reproductive hormones.
Samantha Kaplan, former Fogarty Global Health Fellow at UCT, Andrew Boulle, Graeme Meintjes (CIDRI-Africa) & colleagues publish results from study with ~40 000 patients at 13 Khayelitsha ART clinics.
Samantha Kaplan, former Fogarty Global Health Fellow at UCT supervised by Andrew Boulle & Graeme Meintjes (CIDRI-Africa) have shown that care providers in ART care need to reconsider measures of care retention for highly mobile populations.
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.
His five year programme is entitled ‘Hearing Impairment Genetic Studies in Africa’ (HI-GENES Africa), and he will work with colleagues from Cameroon, Mali, Ghana and South Africa.
This Continental Award is given in recognition of outstanding scientific achievement and contribution, through science, to socioeconomic development in Africa.
Tuberculosis can be detected in people with HIV infection via a unique blood signal before symptoms appear, according to the results of a new study led by researchers based in CIDRI-Africa (in the IDM) and international colleagues.