Institute Of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine
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Research in the IDM is led by over 34independent principal investigatorsin the basic, clinical and public health sciences, and has a strong translational focus. Grant and contract funding is sourced from the US National Institutes of Health, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Wellcome Trust, EDCTP, the South African Medical Research Council, the National Research Foundation of South Africa, the Technology Innovation Agency, and many other agencies.
IDM Members and their groups contribute significantly to the research outputs of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Science at UCT. Kindly refer to our research highlights for more information.
The South African TB Vaccine Initiative (SATVI)
The Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Africa (CIDRI-Africa)
Extramural research units of the South African Medical Research Council (SA MRC):
Drug discovery and Development Research Unit (H3D)
Molecular Mycobateriology Research Unit (MMRU)
Precision and Genomic Medicine Research Unit (PGM)
Clinical and Community HIV-Tuberculosis Research Collaborating Centre
Centre for Tuberculosis Biomarker-Targeted Intervention
DSI/NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research (CBTBR)