Immune activation in HIV infection: investigating mediators and mechanisms


  • Dr Wendy Burgers

    University of Cape Town

Project summary

Wendy is an immunologist who has an interest in immunity to the major infectious pathogens, HIV and TB. Her Fellowship supports her research into understanding the mechanisms of how HIV drives excessive activation of the immune system. Wendy’s research group is based at the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine at the University of Cape Town.

This grant was awarded under the scheme's previous name of Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine.