SANTHE Supervisors awarded Wellcome Trust Senior Fellowships

Tuesday, 1 May, 2018

Drs Alex Pym and Al Leslie.SANTHE Senior Researcher/Supervisors, Dr Alex Pym and Dr Al Leslie, based at the Africa Health Research Institute in Durban, South Africa, were recently awarded Wellcome Trust Senior Fellowships. These highly competitive grants are given only to those doing research at the highest level. Pym's research will look at characterising the biology and genetics of drug resistant tuberculosis (TB), and Leslie's research will involve the exploration of the nature of the immune response to TB in the lung.