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


Every year on July 18, South Africa and the world mark Nelson Mandela’s birthday by heeding his call to take action to help change the world for the better. K-RITH staff and students got behind several projects in the Durban area, giving 67 minutes (and more!) of their time to make positive change. The Ndung’u


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


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