Koige Naidoo, CAPRISA

Kogieleum Naidoo, MBCHB, PhD, is head of the Treatment Research Program at the Centre of the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), and Honorary Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health, University of KwaZulu Natal. Her research on addressing the challenges of TB-HIV integration has been influential in defining treatment strategies for clinical complications of TB-HIV integration. Her research has been supported by the US Centres for Disease Control, the Newton Fund, the EDCTP, the South African Medical Research Council, the National Institutes of Health, the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the Presidents Emergency Fund for Aids Relief. She is Principal Investigator on several clinical trials aimed at optimizing clinical outcomes in patients with HIV associated tuberculosis. She has supervised a number of post-doctoral, doctoral, and masters’ candidates, authored > 60 peer reviewed publications, and co-authored chapters in several global health books. She serves on the editorial advisory boards of Medscape Infectious Disease & HIV/AIDS as well as on several clinical trial Safety Committees. Dr Naidoo received the SA MRC post-intern research scholarship, the Fogarty Ellison Research Scholarship in Global Health, and the 2013 Union Scientific Prize awarded by the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

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