SANTHE Intern, Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI)
Project: Cell based amplification of low Viral loads to elucidate viral reservoirs in the CNS using an engineered cell line - Pillay and her team were interested in understanding HIV in the central nervous system.
Monday, 1 February, 2016 to Tuesday, 31 January, 2017
Moraka's study constituted a retrospective cohort study of HIV-exposed uninfected infants and their mothers which involved evaluating the effects of HIV/CMV exposure on infant adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes.
Tuesday, 1 November, 2016 to Saturday, 1 July, 2017
SANTHE Masters Trainee, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP), Kilifi, Kenya
Worldwide, 27 million people are estimated to be problem drug users with almost half of them being injecting drug users (IDU). A total of 1.65 million IDU are living with HIV. In Kenya, IDU is increasing especially along the coast.