Dr Kondwani Jambo conferred African Research Leader award
Congratulations to Dr Kondwani Jambo for being conferred the prestigious African Research Leader (ARL) award! The goal of MRC/DFID ARL scheme is to improve research leadership in sub-Saharan African by recruiting and retaining talented researchers working on important global heath issues. Kondwani will be collaborating with Prof Daniela Ferreira at LSTM to improve the benefits of pneumococcal vaccination in areas of high Streptococcus pneumoniae burden. This award will support Kondwani's study of the local nasal immune environment in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected adults, particularly in the context of pneumococcal carriage.