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Research overview

Research in the IDM is led by over 34 independent principal investigators in the basic, clinical and public health sciences, and has a strong translational focus. Grant and contract funding is sourced from the US National Institutes of Health, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Wellcome Trust, AERAS, the South African Medical Research Council, the National Research Foundation of South Africa, the Technology Innovation Agency, and other agencies.

Major research groupings:

Three multi-investigator groups that operate principally in the TB/HIV space: 

Three extramural research units of the South African Medical Research Council: 

Other research entities:

Six Research Chairs awarded under the National Research Foundation's South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI): 

Further areas of research expertise include: