Responsible conduct of research: from the petri dish to the patient

27 July 2023

Prof Theresa Rossouw is a professor in the Department of Immunology at the University of Pretoria. She is a clinician scientist and has a double PhD, one in Immunology and one in Philosophy. She mainly works in the field of HIV and related infections where she is specifically interested in HIV-associated drug resistance and systemic immune activation. She is a member of the World Health Organization’s Research and Innovation Working Group, HIVResNet, as well as various scientific committees, and is the current President of the South African Immunology Society. She also has a keen interest in ethics. She is the co-chairperson of the Research Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria and has been actively involved in research ethics and integrity training