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Wellcome Governor and Science Portfolio Manager visit CIDRI-Africa
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 - 10:45

Prof. Tobias Bonhoeffer and Dr Michael Chew recently visited several Wellcome-supported African sites including CIDRI-Africa, the Neuroscience Institute, and the Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Programme.

Charlotte Schutz receives Young Researcher Award
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 09:15

Two new Fellows were inducted into the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) prestigious College of Fellows at the annual fellows dinner held at Smuts Hall this week. In addition, six College of Fellows Young Researcher Awards were made.

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"Statistics for Evidence-based Decisions in the New Era"
Fri, 27 Sep 2019 - 10:00

PASS awardee Olina Ngwenya attended joint SUSAN SSACAB conference.

Award encourages African academics to lead
Wed, 28 Aug 2019 - 08:15

The recent announcement of the Crick African Network’s African Career Accelerator (CAN ACA) Fellowships has named two University of Cape Town (UCT) recipients, Drs Ursula Rohlwink and Suraj Parihar.

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CIDRI-Africa on-air
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 - 09:15

Graeme Meintjes spoke to CapeTalk 567AM about CIDRI-Africa's research and the extended clinical facility in Khayelitsha.

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Gene signature characteristic of neural injury in paediatric tuberculous meningitis identified
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 - 08:15

Team uncovered novel brain injury pathways that have never been described before.

Clinical research site shines in Khayelitsha
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 08:00

Working on some of the most important breakthroughs in tuberculosis (TB) diagnostics globally, and testing HIV and TB vaccines, is a vital part of the pioneering work being done at the Khayelitsha-based Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Africa (CIDRI-Africa).

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Understanding the role of the cell surface molecule CD153 in TB protection
Thu, 01 Aug 2019 - 11:45

Catherine Riou will expand her programme of research with support from the National Institutes of Health (US).

UCT medical students at the 2018 HATTP seminar
UCT medical students introduced to HIV-TB clinical research
Tue, 08 May 2018 - 08:45

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.

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Visit by Dr Mbulelo Mntonintshi
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 11:45

Visit by Dr Mbulelo Mntonintshi from Walter Sisulu University in Mthatha to CIDRI-Africa

8th to 19th November 2017