Prof Andreas Diacon
Prof. Andreas Diacon is the CEO of TASK Applied Science. He is a consultant in Internal Medicine, Pulmonology and Intensive Care at Tygerberg Hospital, as well as Professor at Stellenbosch University, and the Principal Investigator for Clinical Trials at the DST/NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research. His main research interests are laboratory techniques and clinical methods for the evaluation of novel anti-tuberculosis agents and regimens.
Amongst other achievements, Prof Diacon was awarded a Rector’s Award for Outstanding Research at Stellenbosch University, the Swiss TB Research Award and the Scientific Prize from the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease for his exceptional contribution towards research. Link to publications