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Who we are

CCOAT serves to bring together the expertise of clinical and laboratory researchers, working together to improve malaria treatment. Our strong track record of successful malaria research initiatives has led to our being selected to lead the Pharmacology module of the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network and as one of three South African Medical Research Council Collaborating Centre for Malaria Research.

Professor Karen Barnes, has served has served as the Head of the Pharmacology within WWARN since 2009 and Lesley Workman has served as the scientific coordinator for the WWARN Pharmacology group since 2009.