PhD Students

Nada Abdelatif

University of Stellenbosch
Dr Rachid Ouifki, Prof John Hargrove

Modelling the population dynamics and spread of African Trypanosomiasis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Timothy Awine

University of Cape Town
Dr Sheetal P. Silal

The malaria elimination agenda: Prospects for Ghana using mathematical modelling tools

James Mba Azam

University of Stellenbosch
Prof Juliet Pulliam

Models for planning vaccination campaigns in response to an outbreak

Faikah Bruce

Stellenbosch University
Dr Leigh Johnson, Prof Alex Welte

The effect of adolescent-focused HIV prevention methods on HIV incidence and drug-resistance in South Africa: a model-based evaluation

Lucy Andere Chimoyi-Otwombe

University of Witwatersrand
Dr Salome Charalambous, Dr Eustasius Musenge, Dr Nishila Moodley

Modelling latent tuberculosis infection diagnosis and treatment among healthcare workers in South Africa

Geoffrey Fatti

University of Stellenbosch
Professor Usuf Chikte, Professor Jean Nachega

An evaluation of the effectiveness of task-shifting health systems approaches, including community-based and pharmaceutical care models, for HIV treatment and prevention programs in South Africa

Buri Gershom

University of Stellenbosch
Dr Wilfred Ndifon

Quantification of the ageing of the human immune system

Zoe Gill

University of Cape Town
Dr Wilfred Ndifon, Dr Mohlopheni Jackson Marakalala

A new method for high-resolution telomere length mapping in T cell subsets

Tendai Gotora

University of Cape Town
Associate Professor Tolullah Oni, Professor Marie-Louise Newell

Estimating and monitoring child health at population level: A model-based assessment of health facility-based data

Abdul-Karim Iddrisu

University of Cape Town
Dr Freedom Gumedze

Sensitivity analysis frameworks in longitudinal clinical trials with missing data and protocol deviations

Mmamapudi Kubjane

University of Cape Town
Dr Leigh Johnson, Dr Tolullah Oni

Modelling the effects of HIV, diabetes, vitamin D deficiency and household overcrowding on the epidemiology of tuberculosis in South Africa.

Takura Kupamupindi

University of Cape Town
Dr Sheetal Silal

Modeling malaria elimination in Zimbabwe

Laurette Mhlanga

University of Stellenbosch
Prof. Alex Welte

Time/age smoothing/interpolation of prevalence data to optimise incidence estimation from population/survey data

Coceka Mnyani

University of the Witwatersrand
Prof Eckhart Buchmann, Prof Matthew Chersich

Assessing progress and barriers to elimination of mother-to-child transmission and decreasing HIV-related maternal deaths in the Johannesburg Health District

David Niyukuri

University of Stellenbosch
Prof Wim Delva

Combining sexual behavioural survey data, phylodynamics and agent-based simulation models towards a unified framework for HIV prevention research

David James Phair

University of Stellenbosch
Prof Theresa Wossler, Prof Cang Hui

Social organisation and pathogen transmission in African ants: at what point do social immunity benefits diminish?

Tamsin Kate Phillips

University of Cape Town
Prof Landon Myer, Prof Catherine Orrell

Understanding maternal adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected women through pregnancy, breastfeeding and into ongoing ART care

Danielle Roberts

University of KwaZulu-Natal
Prof Glenda Matthews, Prof Benn Sartorius, Prof Bob Snow, Dr. Benn Sartorius

Modelling anaemia in four sub-Saharan African countries

Miguel Julio Rodo

University of Cape Town
Prof Thomas Scriba

Systems Immunology of successful and failed control of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection

Eva Liliane Ujeneza

University of Stellenbosch
Prof Martin Nieuwoudt, Dr Wilfred Ndifon

Modelling the dynamics of CD4 T-cell reconstitution of HIV infected patients on HAART

MSc Students

Jeremy Bingham

Stellenbosch University
Dr Eduard Grebe, Prof Alex Welte

Winnie Chabaari

University of Stellenbosch
Dr Rachid Ouifki, Dr A. Eladaddi

The use of oncolytic viruses as a novel cancer treatment method

Emanuel Dominic

University of Stellenbosch
Prof. Wim Delva

Associations between age differences in relationships and relationship characteristics that affect HIV transmission risk

Khotso Matlou

University of Pretoria
Dr Rachid Ouifki, Prof. Juliet Pulliam

Mathematical modelling and the cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis of the combined use of DDT and education in malaria control

Wynand van Staden

Stellenbosch University
Dr Eduard Grebe

Biomaths Honours Students