ANDI CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN VIRAL GENE THERAPY
The Antiviral Gene Therapy Research Unit (AGTRU)
The Antiviral Gene Therapy Research Unit (AGTRU) is located within the Department of Molecular Medicine and Haematology of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. There are approximately 20 members of the AGTRU and these include molecular biologists, biochemists, clinicians and postgraduate students. The research unit has the broad aim of developing new approaches to countering HBV. Our main focus is on gene therapy for HBV infection.