EDCTP-AREF Preparatory Fellowships – 2018

The purpose of the joint EDCTP-Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) Preparatory Fellowships is to enhance the competitiveness of up-and-coming post-doctoral African scientists and clinicians aspiring to win international /regional /national fellowships or grant support. This is realised through short-term placements at host organisations in the European Union States, in countries associated to Horizon 2020 or in Sub-Saharan Africa. The home organisation contracts the host organisation.

Call identifier: TMA2018PF
See the corresponding call for proposals

Fellow: Dr Edith Majonga
Cardiovascular disease in adolescents with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

Biomedical Research and Training Institute (BRTI), Harare, Zimbabwe
Host organisation: University College London, United Kingdom
Starting date: 01 September 2020
Duration: 09 months
Grant amount: EUR 38,709
Grant agreement: TMA2018PF-2533

Fellow: Dr Adebanjo J. Adegbola

Obafemi Awolowo University., Osun State, Nigeria
Host organisation: Centre for medical parasitology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Starting date: 01 August 2020
Duration: 16 months
Grant amount: EUR 69,898
Grant agreement: TMA2018PF-2537

Fellow: Dr Hamtandi Magloire Natama

Centre national de la recherche scientifique et technologique – Institut de recherche en science de la santé, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Host organisation: Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Barcelona, Spain
Starting date: 01 May 2021
Duration: 06 months
Grant amount: EUR 69,700
Grant agreement: TMA2018PF-2534

Fellow: Dr Helena Lamptey
Determining the role of Fc gamma receptor (FCGR) gene polymorphisms in HIV infection progression and treatment outcomes in Ghanaian adults using next-generation sequencing

University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
Host organisation: Laboratory of Experimental Virology, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Starting date: 01 September 2021
Duration: 12 months
Grant amount: EUR 69,652
Grant agreement: TMA2018PF-2535