Consortium Steering Committee

Professor Thumbi Ndung’u BVM, PhD
SANTHE Programme Director, Consortium Steering Committee Member & Site Principal Investigator
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Durban, South Africa

Thumbi Ndung'u is both the SANTHE Programme Director and the Director of the HIV Pathogenesis Programme (HPP). He also heads a laboratory at AHRI (the African Health Research Institute) -...

Professor Eduard Sanders MD, MPH, PhD
Co-recipient of the SANTHE grant, Consortium Steering Committee Member & Site Principal Investigator

Eduard Sanders is a Professor of Tropical Medicine and Global Health at the University of Oxford, and is based in Kilifi, Kenya. He is the principal investigator of several observational studies...

Dr Etienne Karita MD, MSc, MPH
Co-recipient of the SANTHE grant, Consortium Steering Committee Member & Site Principal Investigator

Etienne Karita is the Country Director of Project San Fancisco (PSF), a clinical research organisation established in Kigali, Rwanda since 1986. Together with its sister organisation, the Zambia...

Dr Simani Gaseitsiwe PhD
Co-recipient of the SANTHE grant, Consortium Committee Member & Site Principal Investigator

Simani Gaseitsiwe is the Deputy Laboratory Director at Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership(BHP) and a Research Associate with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He holds a BSc...

Dr Mark A. Brockman PhD
SANTHE Consortium Committee Member & Site Principal Investigator (Non-African Collaborating Partner Site)
Simon Fraser University (SFU), British Columbia, Canada

Mark Brockman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry and the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University (SFU), Canada, and an Associate...

Professor Jill Gilmour PhD
SANTHE Consortium Committee Member & Non-African Collaborating Partner
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), Human Immunology Laboratory, London, UK

Jill Gilmour is the Executive Director for Human Immunology at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and Principal Investigator of the IAVI Human Immunology Laboratory (HIL) at Imperial...

Professor Eric Hunter PhD
SANTHE Consortium Committee Member & Site Principal Investigator (Non-African Collaborating Partner Site)
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Eric Hunter is Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Emory University, Atlanta, GA. He is Co-Director of the Emory Centre for AIDS Research and a Georgia Research...