Thematic areas of research in IDM

Research in the IDM is led by over 33 independent principal investigators in the basic, clinical and public health sciences, and has a strong translational focus. Grant and contract funding is sourced from the US National Institutes of Health, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Wellcome Trust, EDCTP, the South African Medical Research Council, the National Research Foundation of South Africa, the Technology Innovation Agency, and many other agencies.

IDM Members and their groups contribute significantly to the research outputs of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Science at UCT.