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Call Career Development Fellowship (CDF)
Programme EDCTP2
Start Date 2017-08-01
End Date 2020-07-31
Project Code TMA2015CDF982
Status Active


Immunological Selection of Recombinants following HIV-1 Superinfection


• To determine the recombination rate following superinfection • To determine the role of immune selection on recombination • To determine effect of recombination on viral persistence by immune escape • To determine the effect of recombination on disease progression

Host Organisation

Institution Country


Name Institution Country
Professor Pontiano Kaleebu Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) Uganda

Study Design

Longitudinal cohort study, with a nested matched case-control study


Entebbe, Uganda

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