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Primary Analysis results from M72/AS01E vaccine trial
In a a multicenter, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial conducted in three African countries in which tuberculosis is endemic (Kenya, South Africa, and Zambia), the M72/AS01E TB vaccine provided 54.0% protection for M. tuberculosis–...
Social Reponsiveness
Established in 2001, the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) was presented with the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) 2018 Social Responsiveness Award at the Faculty of Health Sciences graduation ceremony on Saturday, 13 April 2019
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...
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
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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Tuesday, 22 October 2019
June 2019 Research Temporal trends in the prevalence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in South African adolescents.

SATVI researchers Profesors Mark Hatherill, Tom Scriba, Doctors Bunyasi, Geldenhuys, Mulenga, Shenje, Luabeya, Tameris, Nemes, Rozot have authored a research paper titled "Temporal trends in the prevalence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in South African adolescents" appearing in the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.

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Fri, 26 Jul 2019 - 14:30
June 2019 Research Paediatric tuberculosis transmission outside the household: challenging historical paradigms to inform future public health strategies.

Professor Mark Hatherill has co-authored a article titled: "Paediatric tuberculosis transmission outside the household: challenging historical paradigms to inform future public health strategies" appearing in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal.

Publication Date:
Fri, 26 Jul 2019 - 13:30
19 June 2019 Latest Keystone Symposium

Cheleka Mpande, SATVI researcher features in the latest online Keystone Symposium in which she explains the paper titled “Functional, antigen-specific stem cell memory (TSCM) CD4+ T cells are induced by human M.tuberculosis infection”

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Wed, 19 Jun 2019 - 13:00
31 May 2019 Latest Research Moving tuberculosis vaccines from theory to practice

Professor Tom Scriba has co-authored a paper titled: "Moving tuberculosis vaccines from theory to practice" appearing in the Nature Reviews Immunology Journal.  

Publication Date:
Fri, 31 May 2019 - 14:45

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