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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.
Macrophages infected with M. tuberculosis; image by Dr Suraj Parihar
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.


Wednesday, 27 May 2020
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Wellcome award to CIDRI-Africa to enrich Public Engagement activities

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.

Publication Date:
Tue, 12 May 2020 - 10:45
World TB Day 2020

TB: Scientists know a great deal, but there’s still more to learn

Publication Date:
Tue, 24 Mar 2020 - 11:30
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CIDRI-Africa welcomes Professors Ntobeko Ntusi and Liesl Zühlke

The pair have joined the Centre as Contributing Investigators.

Publication Date:
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 - 08:15
CIDRI-Africa team members in the news

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.

Publication Date:
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 - 09:00