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IDM researcher wins prestigious award - Women in Science Awards 2015

PhD student Khanyisile Kgoadi, of the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM) received the prestigious Tata Scholarship, at the Women in Science Awards 2015 last week Thursday. The Women in Science Awards (WISA) 2015 were founded by the Department of Science and Technology in 2003 as an intervention to reward and recognise women in the sciences.

Dr Helen Cox to receive 2015 prestigious Union Scientific Prize from the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

Dr. Helen Cox, Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellow in the Division of Medical Microbiology, Department of Pathology, and Associate Member of the IDM, has been awarded the 2015 Union Scientific Prize from the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 

Press Release: DNA-based detection test improves battle strategy against TB by finding undiagnosed cases in the community

A recent randomized controlled trial revealed that 53% more patients initiated therapy for tuberculosis (TB) after a new diagnostic tool (GeneXpert MTB/RIF) was used to screen for TB in more than 2 261 individuals in the community.

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