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Richard Lessells

  • BSc, MBChB, MRCP, DTM&H, DipHIVMed, PhD
  • Clinical Research Fellow
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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Recent publications

  • Universal test and treat and the HIV epidemic in rural South Africa: a phase 4, open-label, community cluster randomised trial

    • Iwuji C
    • Orne-Gliemann J
    • Larmarange J
    • et al.
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  • Tuberculosis mortality and the male survival deficit in rural South Africa: An observational community cohort study

    • Reniers G
    • Blom S
    • Lieber J
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Clinical Research Fellow

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

September 2010 - Present

Education

Department of Clinical Research

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

January 2010 - January 2013(3 years)

Research interests

About

I am an Infectious Diseases Specialist at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. I work with the KwaZulu-Natal Research and Innovation Sequencing Platform (KRISP, http://krisp.org.za/) and the Centre for the Aids Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA, http://www.caprisa.org). My clinical work and research is focused on improving quality of clinical care for complex HIV and TB disease.

Groups

Co-authors (9)

  • Phetole Mahasha
  • Benjamin Chimukangara
  • baljinder singh
  • Advisory LSHTM