University of Cape Town (UCT) academics Dr Shahieda Adams and Professor Mohamed Jeebhaywere part of a team that played an integral role in providing technical medical input to the legal arguments in South Africa’s historic R5-billion settlement for the gold miners who contracted silicosis and/or pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) at work.
A £300 award is available for third year special study module (SSM) students who undertake their research projects in the Division of Endocrinology.
Dr Ying Zhao’s MMed study is entitled “Improved treatment outcomes with bedaquiline when substituted for second-line injectable agents in multidrug resistant tuberculosis”. Her MMed is supervised by Dr Sean Wasserman and Professor Graeme Meintjes.
Fogarty HIV-associated TB Training Program
3 x 1-month fellowship to attend the Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology & Biostatistics Courses at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, US
The GSIEB runs from 11th to 30th June 2018
Application deadline: 28th February 2018