South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC)
Building a healthy nation through research and innovation

Research Centres 

Research Centres comprise scientists based at tertiary institutions and conduct research on behalf of the SAMRC.

Cancer Centres

Common Epithelial Cancer Research Centre
Contact: Prof Paul Ruff
Gynaecological Cancer Research Centre
Contact: Prof Lynette Denny

Malaria Centres

MRC Office of Malaria Research (MOMR)
Contact: Prof Rajendra Maharaj

University of Cape Town Collaborating Centre for Optimising Antimalarial Therapy in South Africa (C COAT)
Contact: Prof Karen Barnes

University of Pretoria Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control (UPCSMC)
Contact: Prof Christiaan de Jager
arrow Wits University Collaborating Centre for Multi-disciplinary Research on Malaria
Contact: Prof Maureen Coetzee

HIV/TB Centres

Advancing Care and treatment (ACT) for TB/HIV
Contact: Prof Gavin Churchyard
Centre for Tuberculosis Biomarker-Targeted Intervention
Contact: Ass Prof Mark Hatherill
silver Clinical and Community HIV-Tuberculosis Research Collaborating Centre
Contact: Ass Prof Graeme Meintjes
silver Centre for Basic and Translational Human TB Research
Contact: Prof Adrie Steyn
silver TB Free through Research and Innovation
Contact: Prof Keertan Dheda
silver Tuberculosis Collaborating Centre for Child Health (TB-CHILD)
Contact: Prof Mark Nicol
silver Tygerberg SAMRC Collaborating centre for HIV Laboratory Research
Contact: Prof Wolfgang Preiser
silver Soweto Matlosana SAMRC Collaborating Centre for HIV/AIDS and TB
Contact: Dr Neil Martinson
silver Wits Clinical HIV/TB Research Unit, WITS Health Consortium
Contact: Associate Professor Ian Sanne
Wits RHI Collaborating Centre for HIV/AIDS
Contact: Prof Helen Rees
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8 June, 2017
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