Guest speaker Prof Robin Woods will present Thursday 21st April at 4:15 pm AEDT at the Centenary Lecture Theatre and online.
Emeritus Professor Robin Wood MMed FCP DSc (UCT)
CEO, Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation & Director, Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, & Full Member, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town.
Visiting Scientist, Harvard Medical School; Honorary Professor, London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Research Fellow, University of Stellenbosch.
Current research projects
TB diagnostics in HIV;
TB transmission in African township;
modelling of TB epidemic as a function of the force of TB infection;
extension of Wells and Riley model to generalized TB epidemic and non-steady-state conditions by quantitation of daily rebreathed litres;
Aerobiology of TB transmission: PI of the Cape Town Clinical Trials Unit; site leader for the Desmond Tutu HIV Clinical Research Site where he leads a scientific research group of the Medical Research Council/University of Cape Town flagship programme investigating the aerobiology of tuberculosis transmission.