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Final results from M72 AS01E TB Vaccine Trial
The final results from the M72AS01E TB vaccine study have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The vaccine demonstrated a 50% efficacy rate in the incidence of lung TB disease in HIV-negative adults, already infected with latent...
Beat TB drama production
Beat TB, a Welcome Trust funded street theater production which raised awareness about tuberculosis (TB) and vaccine research understanding amongst the broader public of the Worcester area. during 2016.
2018 Tb under the Spotlight Science Engagement
The “TB Under the Spotlight Science Engagement” programme was conceptualised and presented by South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) with scientists from the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics at Stellenbosch University...
New multi-functional TB blood test validated
Researchers the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI), the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research(USA) and a large consortium of collaborators have developed a validated a new, simple blood-based test that has the potential to...
Community Engagement
Carina's Choice: SATVI collaborated with UCT Drama Department and Worcester Secondary School in developing this play which was performed by learners from Worcester Secondary School at 8 local high schools reaching approximately 8 000 adolescents in...

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Sunday, 27 September 2020
September Research S100A8/A9 regulates CD11b expression and neutrophil recruitment during chronic tuberculosis

Professor Tom Scriba has co-authored a research paper titled: "S100A8/A9 regulates CD11b expression and neutrophil recruitment during chronic tuberculosis" appearing in the Journal of Clinical Investigation

Publication Date:
Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 15:30
September Research Fetal public Vγ9Vδ2 T cells expand and gain potent cytotoxic functions early after birth

SATVI researchers Elisa Nemes, Tom Scriba, Hadn Africa, Marcia Steyn, Helen Veldtsman and Libby Briel have co-authored a research paper titled: "Fetal public Vγ9Vδ2 T cells expand and gain potent cytotoxic functions early after birth" appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 14:00
4 August 2020 Research Vacancy: Postdoc Fellow

We are inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Immunology to conduct research on a large project aimed at understanding the pathogenesis of subclinical TB and identifying immune correlates of protection against TB. The project is part of an international effort to discover immune correlates of protection against TB in the context of two phase 2b clinical trials of TB vaccination that demonstrated protection. Closing date 15 September 2020

Publication Date:
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 08:45
24 July 2020 Targeting Unconventional Host Components for Vaccination-Induced Protection Against TB

Associate Professor Elisa Nemes has co-authored a paper titled "Targeting Unconventional Host Components for Vaccination-Induced Protection Against TB" appearing in the Frontiers in Immunology Journal.

Publication Date:
Fri, 24 Jul 2020 - 14:15

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