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20 June 2017 Latest Research Antigen Availability Shapes T Cell Differentiation and Function during Tuberculosis
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 07:30

Researchers from the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) along with colleagues from the Center for Infectious Disease Research (CIDR), Statens Serum Institut (SSI) have published a paper titled “Antigen Availability Shapes T Cell Differentiation and Function during Tuberculosis” on 14 June 2017 in the journal, Cell Host & Microbe.  The study provides important insights for determining which components of Mycobacterium tuberculosis should be included in TB vaccines as targets for the immune response

5 June 2017 Research Long-lasting Tuberculous Pleurisy
Monday, June 5, 2017 - 12:30

SATVI authors Professor Mark Hatherill and Associate Professor Tom Scriba have co-authored a research paper titled "Long-lasting pleurisy" appearing in the European Respiratory Journal.

2 June 2017 SATVI presents Community Engagement Projects at Stellenbosch Conference
Monday, June 5, 2017 - 11:00

On Thursday 18 May 2017 SATVI participated in the Ukwanda Rural Research Day seminar which was held in Worcester at the University of Stellenbosch campus.Dr Michele Tameris, SATVI  Principal Investigator presented an oral paper titled “Building a portfolio of Community Engagement Projects to enhance TB knowledge”

2 June 2017 Beat TB Newsletter
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 15:15

We have published a Community Newsletter in collaboration with the Worcester Standard focusing on TB Awareness initiatives in the Cape Winelands District. Read it online.

1 June 2017 SATVI to exhibit at Art of Medicine Exhibit on Monday 5 June 2017
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 20:00

SATVI will be showcasing its Beat TB Graffiti Wall and Lienkie se Longe Digital Storybook at the Art of Medicine Exhibit on Monday 5 June 2017. The Art of Medicine" Exhibit is hosted by the Hatter Institute and UCT Health Sciences Faculty on 5 June 2017 from 17h00 to 19h30 in the foyer of the Chris Barnard Building. 

27 May 2017 Research Safety and Immunogenicity of Adenovirus 35 Tuberculosis Vaccine Candidate in Adults with Active or Previous Tuberculosis. A Randomized Trial.
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 13:45

SATVI author Associate Professor Tom Scriba has co-authored a paper titled "Safety and Immunogenicity of Adenovirus 35 Tuberculosis Vaccine Candidate in Adults with Active or Previous Tuberculosis. A Randomized Trial" appearing in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care.

24 May 2017 Research Serial QuantiFERON testing and tuberculosis disease risk among young children: an observational cohort study
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 21:45

SATVI authors Professor Mark Hatherill, Associate Professor Tom Scriba, Doctors Michele Tameris and Elisa Nemes have co authored  a paper titled "Serial QuantiFERON testing and tuberculosis disease risk among young children: an observational cohort study" appearing in the Lancet Respiratory Journal.

15 May 2017 Local TB drama makes it to national TV
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 12:30

The cast of Lienkie se Longe, a local produced TB awareness drama, recently featured on the Hectic Nine 9, national youth magazine TV program. 

12 May 2017 International Nurses Day
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 14:30

On Friday 12 May 2017, the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative paid homage to the many nurses in the Cape Winelands District with the donation of cupcakes to brighten up their teatime.

5 May 2017 Research Published A Functional TOLLIP Variant is Associated with BCG-Specific Immune Responses and Tuberculosis.
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 21:15

SATVI authors Professor Mark Hatherill, Associate Professor Tom Scriba & Dr  Munyaradzi Musvosvi have published an article titled "A Functional TOLLIP Variant is Associated with BCG-Specific Immune Responses and Tuberculosis" appearing in the  American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

21 April 2017 Research Mortality in Severe HIV-TB Associates with Innate Immune Activation and Dysfunction of Monocytes.
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 08:15

SATVI author Dr Elisa Nemes has co-authored a paper titled "Mortality in Severe HIV-TB Associates with Innate Immune Activation and Dysfunction of Monocytes" appearing in the Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal.

19 April 2017 Research: The CSF immune response in HIV-1-associated cryptococcal meningitis: macrophage activation, correlates of disease severity and effect of antiretroviral therapy.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:00

SATVI author Associate Professor Tom Scriba has co-authored a paper titled "The CSF immune response in HIV-1-associated cryptococcal meningitis: macrophage activation, correlates of disease severity and effect of antiretroviral therapy" appearing in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.

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