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Thursday, 22 March 2018
Press release: Results from innovative tuberculosis vaccine trial show potential

Results from innovative tuberculosis vaccine trial show potential for new BCG revaccination strategies and hope for subunit vaccines.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 11:45
Grant drives genomic research

The African Academy of Sciences is awarding US$11 million to four leading African researchers to accelerate the use of genomics to better understand how the environment and human genes influence the susceptibility of Africans to certain diseases and their response to treatment.

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:30
Why do brains seize?

Dr Joseph Raimondo was a recipient of the 2017 Claude Leon Merit Award. The prize recognises his work in understanding the mechanisms that prevent seizures from stopping on their own.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 15:15
Open up access to advance healthcare

Within a context categorised by an already small emergency medicine research output, one in six African emergency care publications is inaccessible to African researchers.

Publication Date:
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 09:00