Congratulations to our NICD colleagues!

29 September 2021

Dr. Simone Richardson has been appointed to the South African Immunology Society’s (SAIS) 2022 Committee.  The goal of the SAIS is to grow basic, applied and translational immunology research nationally, regionally and with international partners. SAIS connects researchers and clinicians working in infectious and other diseases and its membership includes internationally acclaimed researchers in HIV and Tuberculosis immunology.  

Ms Nelia Manamela, a Medical Scientist based at the NICD, received the runner-up prize for the best oral presentation during the South African Immunology Society (SAIS) Conference, held virtually on 30 August – 2 September 2021, for her talk entitled: “Distinct humoral trajectories associated with both HIV co-infection and COVID-19 survival in a hospitalized South African SARS-CoV-2 cohort”

Dr. Simone Richardson (left), Ms Nelia Manamela (right)