Recap: In Conversation with Adam Habib

May 7, 2019

Last week Vanderbilt faculty and staff welcomed Adam Habib, Ph.D., M.Phil., vice chancellor and principal of University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) from Johannesburg, South Africa, to the Vanderbilt campus for discussions on partnership opportunities to create new, innovative programs and research initiatives.   

HIV-positive pregnant women at significant risk of loss to follow up from HIV Care after delivery in South Africa

September 18, 2018

In 2017, according to UNAIDS, more than 90% of HIV-positive pregnant women accessed antiretroviral (ART) medicines to prevent mother-to child transmission of HIV in Southern Africa, and recent research suggests access and adherence to ART remains high during pregnancy due in part to the scale up of national antenatal (ANC) and ART care clinics.  Engagement in HIV care after delivery, however, can be challenging.

Vanderbilt Tuberculosis Center receives funding for research in Brazil and South Africa

December 9, 2016

Since July, investigators in the Vanderbilt Tuberculosis Center have been awarded research grants totaling $5 million. The center’s outlook is global, with a focus on performing epidemiological and clinical studies to improve tuberculosis (TB) treatment and prevention.