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ScimathUS
The South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative will be offering a limited number of bursaries to cover the Registration Fees associated with the SciMathUS Program, a university preparation program which is offered by the Stellenbosch University...
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...
Community Engagement
In March 2016 SATVI brought "Lienkie se Longe", a drama to raise awareness about TB, to the Worcester Easter Festival. The drama tells the story of Lienkie, whose lungs “talk with each other’ about their health and the health of Lienkie’s boyfriend...
Biomarker discovery offers hope for new TB vaccine development
A team of scientists from the University of Cape Town, Oxford University and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine have made a discovery that reveals how we can improve development of more effective vaccines against tuberculosis.
Community Engagement
In 2012 SATVI developed a drama production to promote awareness about TB vaccine clinical research, titled “Carina’s Choice” with learners from Worcester Secondary School as actors and UCT drama school students as mentors. A very successful roadshow...

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Sunday, 21 October 2018
25 September 2018 Latest Research: Candidate tuberculosis (TB) vaccine can prevent active pulmonary TB in HIV-negative adults in phase II study

The New England Journal of Medicine has just published the primary results of an ongoing phase IIb clinical trial testing the candidate tuberculosis vaccine M72/AS01E which demonstrates that the M72/AS01E vaccine significantly reduced the incidence of pulmonary tuberculosis disease in HIV-negative adults who were already infected with latent TB at the time of vaccination.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 17:45
7 September 2018 Latest Research: PD-1 Expression on Mycobacterium tuberculosis-Specific CD4 T Cells Is Associated With Bacterial Load in Human Tuberculosis

SATVI Researcher Marwou de Kock has co-authored a research article titled: "PD-1 Expression on Mycobacterium tuberculosis-Specific CD4 T Cells Is Associated With Bacterial Load in Human Tuberculosis" appearing in the Frontiers in Immunology journal.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 16:00
Latest Research: Differential DNA methylation of potassium channel KCa3.1 and immune signalling pathways is associated with infant immune responses following BCG vaccination

SATVI Associate Professor Tom Scriba has co-authored a research paper titled "Differential DNA methylation of potassium channel KCa3.1 and immune signalling pathways is associated with infant immune responses following BCG vaccination" appearing in the Scientific Reports journal.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:45
Coming Event: Kick TB Poster and Writing Exhibit

SATVI and the Western Department of Education are pleased to announce the hosting of the Kick TB Poster Art and Writing Exhibit on Monday 3 September 2018.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 10:30

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