K-RITH and Africa Centre have joined to form a new interdisciplinary institute, called the Africa Health Research Institute. Click here to read more.



Dr Julia Roider, a medical doctor from Germany who is specialising in internal medicine, has joined K-RITH as a post-doctoral research fellow in Al Leslie’s lab for the next two years. Roider graduated from medical school in 2009 and since then has been working at Munich university hospital. She has a strong interest in infectious


K-RITH investigators and clinical research staff participated in an academic day hosted by UKZN’s Thoracic Surgery Unit at King Dinuzulu Hospital Complex on July 3. Aimed at the hospital’s nursing staff, the programme consisted of a presentation on K-RITH’s research projects, a series of lectures on basic thoracic surgery, and an update on the mesenchymal


K-RITH’s Farina Karim, Gary Parker and Alex Pym presented a poster on their research into tuberculosis recurrence in children at the recent South African Aids Conference in Durban. TB recurrence is defined as a new TB episode occurring after cure, or after treatment completion for a first or prior TB episode. While we know that


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