Shabaana Khader, PhD

Health, Tuberculosis

Dr. Shabaana Khader, an associate professor of molecular microbiology, is working to develop a more effective vaccine for tuberculosis (TB). She is working with the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative and the African Health Research Institute to identify commonalities in TB that will allow doctors to diagnose tuberculosis sooner and treat patients better.

Location

South Africa

Goals & Impact

Develop a more effective vaccine for tuberculosis.