Associate Professor Elisa Nemes

Associate Professor

Associate Professor Nemes is an immunologist within both the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI), and the Department of Pathology, and is also a full member of the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, all at the University of Cape Town.

Her research focuses on basic immunological studies of adaptive and innate immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis in HIV infected and uninfected children, adolescents and adults; prospective immune correlates of protection from M. tuberculosis infection and tuberculosis disease; and the development of novel immunodiagnostic assays. She is also involved in the scientific supervision of clinical trials of new tuberculosis vaccines.

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