Brian Eley

University of Cape Town, South Africa


Brian Eley is the Head of the Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit (PIDU) at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital (RCWMCH) and an Associate Professor at the School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa. He completed his undergraduate medical and specialist paediatric training at the University of Cape Town. Infectious diseases specialist training was completed at St Mary’s Hospital in London and at RCWMCH. He is registered at a paediatric ID subspecialist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa. At the RCWMCH, he directs a tertiary referral paediatric ID clinical service, and trains paediatricians to the level of ID subspecialists. Dr. Eley manages an active research program. Particular research interests include all aspects of paediatric HIV infection including ART outcomes of children in resource-limited settings, childhood TB, HIV-TB coinfection, primary immunodeficiency diseases, and multidrug resistant bacterial infections. Dr. Eley has coauthored more than 70 peer-reviewed journal articles. He is a Member of the Steering Committee of the African Network for the Care of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (ANECCA), and an Executive Member of the African Society for Immunodeficiencies (ASID). He serves as a Member of the Technical Reference Group on Pediatric HIV Care and Treatment of the World Health Organization.

Biography Updated on 17 September 2009

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