Towards an HIV Cure: Global Fellows Research Academy
29–31 May 2017

The Towards an HIV Cure: Global Fellows Research Academy is an interactive three-day workshop designed to provide training on state of the art HIV cure research for talented early to mid-career investigators and clinical scientists conducting research in resource-constrained settings. Through interactive workshops and sessions, the Academy aims to improve and reinforce knowledge and methodology to pursue or engage in HIV remission research, while providing ample time for networking and the opportunity to develop collaborative projects. The workshop faculty comprises internationally renowned scientists from across the world, led by Prof. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, 2008 Nobel Prize Laureate for the discovery of HIV.

Objectives

  • Provide training on state-of-the-art HIV cure research, based on the IAS Global Scientific Strategy: Towards an HIV Cure 2016 and current global undertakings in the field.
  • Improve and reinforce practical tools and methodology to pursue or engage in HIV remission research.
  • Provide a unique opportunity for the selected fellows to engage and discuss with leaders in the field of HIV cure research with a view to facilitating research collaborations in the search for an HIV cure or remission

Meet the fellows

Melissa-Rose Abrahams

South Africa

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Omolara Baiyegunhi

Nigeria

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Evelyn Bonney

Ghana

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Mkunde Chachage

Tanzania

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One Dintwe

Motswana

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Yanina Ghiglione

Argentina

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Amin Hassan

Kenya

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Shivaji Kashinath Jadhav

India

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Fredrick Lutwama

Uganda

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Paradise Madlala

South Africa

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Nigel Aminake Makoah

Cameroon

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Kenneth Maswabi

Gaborone

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Henry Mugerwa

Uganda

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Marianne Mureithi

Kenya

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Lyle Murray

South Africa

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Omesan Nair

South Africa

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Jean Baptiste N'takpé

Côte d'Ivoire

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Valery Nzima Nzima

Cameroon

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Kristel Ramirez Valdez

Guatemala

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Kavidha Reddy

South Africa

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Aida Sivro

Canada

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Omar Sued

Argentina

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Boris Kevin Tchounga

Cameroon

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Kumitaa Theva Das

Malaysia

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