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Next Generation Training in HIV Research: Immunity in the First 1000 Days in Mother-infant Dyads (TIGRIS)

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Funding Fogarty Program

Fogarty HIV Research Training

Project Information in NIH RePORTER

Next Generation Training in HIV Research: Immunity in the First 1000 Days in Mother-infant Dyads (TIGRIS)

Principal Institution

Stellenbosch University Tygerberg Campus

Principal Investigator(s) (PI)

Gray, Clive Maurice; Chakraborty, Rana

Project Contact Information

cgray@sun.ac.za

Year(s) Awarded

2022–2024

Country

Benin; Cameroon; Ghana; Kenya; Malawi; Gabon

Collaborators

Stellenbosch University in South Africa; Morehouse School of Medicine; Stanford University; Duke University; Weill Cornell Medical College; University of Cincinnati and Seattle Children’s Research Institute; Imperial College London; University of Oxford

Project Description

This D71 will plan a multidisciplinary, international and pan-African HIV research training program: NexT generation traininG in HIV Research: Immunity in the First 1000 days in mother-infant dyadS” (TIGRIS). The program will focus on investigating how HIV infection in the pregnant woman leads to adverse birth outcomes and neonatal immune dysfunction and using this to build a didactic and laboratory-based training to enhance HIV scientific capacity in Africa.

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