Dr Keren Middelkoop

Desmond Tutu HIV Centre

Dr Keren Middelkoop MBChB PhD (UCT) MPH (clinical research)

Senior Research Officer, clinical and TB Division leader, Desmond Tutu HIV Centre (DTHC), Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation; Member, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town.

Keren Middelkoop has been involved in a number of DTHC projects, including clinical trials and public health and epidemiology studies, for over 15 years. For her PhD Keren led a series of community-based studies on the local TB epidemic and the impact of highly active anti-retroviral HIV therapy on community TB. Keren’s work has been recognised internationally. She received the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease’s Young Investigator of the Year award (2011) and won the 2014 AU-TWAS (African Union – The World Academy of Sciences) Young Scientist National Award. She is currently pursuing her interests in TB transmission studies and is a local PI on TB and HIV prevention trials.

Selected publications:

See publications and profile on Research Gate.

Contact details:

The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre
Wernher & Beit North level 1
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Cape Town
Observatory, 7925
South Africa

Tel:  +27 21 406 6966
Fax: +27 21 406 6255
Email: Keren.Middelkoop@hiv-research.org.za

Alternate site: www.desmondtutuhivcentre.org.za