PhD

PhD

The adage, “Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood,” is something Reddy says she strongly believes in and inspired her choice to pursue a career in HIV science. She was born and grew up in the suburb of Chatsworth in the south of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa.

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Lund University, Lund, Sweden

George Makau is based at Lund University, Sweden. He obtained his MSc degree in Molecular Biology from an Inter-University Programme in Molecular Biology (IPMB) jointly organised by Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Antwerp University in Belgium.

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome, discrete or comorbid diabetes and hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa among People Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus versus HIV-negative populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Todowede is interested in the health outcome of HIV infected patients beyond antiretroviral treatment that assist in treating and managing the virus.

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Sharon Khuzwayo is currently working on a project that focuses on an evolutionarily conserved, semi-invariant population of immune cells – Mucosal Associated Invariant T (MAIT) cells that are enriched at the site of tuberculosis infection, the lungs.

Immunological response to mycobacterium in patients with latent TB, active and immediate clearance

Lungu's research project is on protective immunity against TB.

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Patrick Lungu decided to become a scientist at a tender age but it was during his second grade of primary school that he decided to become a medical doctor. His interest in TB research stems from the challenges he faces in treating TB in his clinical practice.

Magnitude and risk factors of metabolic syndrome, comorbid diabetes and hypertension among HIV positive and negative population in rural and urban Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

Todowede is interested in the health outcome of HIV infected patients beyond antiretroviral treatment that assist in treating and managing the virus.

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University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

Olamide Todowede is interested in the health outcome of HIV infected patients beyond antiretroviral treatment that assist in treating and managing the virus.

Elucidating the best phylogenetic methods for the characterisation of HIV transmission dynamics in hyperendemic settings

Sibisi’s study focuses on the identification of the best phylogenetic methods to describe transmission dynamics in three different key affected populations, namely, young women in South Africa, inj

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Human physiological function has always sparked Zandile Sibisi’s imagination, stimulated her capacity for forming new ideas and honed her abilities in analysis and testing.

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