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Supporting Excellence
The Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Africa fosters investigator-led approaches via the overarching scientific objective of combatting infection, especially HIV-1 and tuberculosis, through clinical and laboratory research.
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Basic Science
Our Basic Science Platform provides the laboratory infrastructure and technical support to ensure the safe handling of infectious material.
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Biomedical Data Integration
We work with multidimensional clinical and scientific data at the molecular, cellular, clinical and population levels.
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Clinical Research
CIDRI-Africa supports clinical studies in the community at our facility at Site B in Khayelitsha.

News

Thursday, 18 April 2019
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EDCTP Senior Fellowship for CIDRI-Africa Contributing Investigator Dr Catherine Riou

Her research under the award over the next five years will improve understanding of host determinants of tuberculosis risk or protection.

Publication Date:
Thu, 28 Mar 2019 - 12:15
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PravaTB kicks off

Small change, huge impact: how an existing drug may change TB patients’ lives.

Publication Date:
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 - 15:00
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Linezolid pharmacokinetics affected by age and weight in patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis

Older patients and those with lower body weight may need to be carefully monitored during linezolid treatment.

Publication Date:
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 - 10:00
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TB meningitis clinical trial stakeholder engagement

Community stakeholders representing various Khayelitsha-based organisations gathered to consult with CIDRI-Africa’s clinical research team on future tuberculous meningitis research. 

Publication Date:
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 - 11:45

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