South Africa


The table below lists grants awarded by the International Core of the San Diego Center for AIDS Research for research in South Africa.

Pilot Grants

Investigator Institution Project title
October 2016
Lacerda, Miguel, PhD University of Cape Town A population genetics approach to inferring the fitnesses of HIV-1 haplotypes
Martinson, Neil, MFGP Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU) Understanding TB and HIV amongst sex workers and their clients in Klerksdorp, South Africa: A respondent-driven study
April 2015
Melissa-Rose Abrahams, PhD, MSc University of Cape Town Multiplexed deep sequencing of HIV-1 subtype C envelope from broad neutralizers
Robin Warren, PhD Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg Molecular and geographic patterns of drug resistant tuberculosis transmission in Addis Ababa City,
April 2011
Steven Innes, MBChB Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg Lipoatrophy and Metabolic Abnormalities among Pre-pubertal African Children on HAART in South Africa
October 2010
Gert Van Zyl, MBChB Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg Initial reverse transcriptase mutation frequencies in nevirapine-exposed infants
October 2009
Charles Businge, MBChB Walter Sisulu University, Mthatha Prevalence and determinants of transmitted drug resistance (TDR) in HAART naïve, newly diagnosed primigravida females in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa
April 2009
Steven Innes, MBChB Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg Incidence of lipodystrophy and metabolic abnormalities in a cohort of children on HAART in South Africa
November 2007
Soraya Seedat, MBChB, PhD Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg Biological endophenotypes of HIV and childhood trauma: a genetics, cognitive and imaging study
April 2007
Ros Dowse, PhD Rhodes University, Grahamstown Effect of incorporating pictograms in medication labels and information sheets on understanding adherence and efficacy of antiretroviral therapy in a low-literate patient population
Glenda Gray, MBBCh University of the Witwatersrand,  Diepkloof Investigating the impact of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) on sexual and reproductive behaviours and fertility among HIV-positive women in South Africa

Visiting Researchers Grant

Investigator Institution UC San Diego Mentor
January 2009
Konrad Scheffler, PhD Stellenbosch University, Matieland Sergei Kosakovsky Pond, PhD

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