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Ms. Krishnaveni Reddy, MMedSci

Technical Head: Clinical Trials (Wits RHI Research Centre Clinical Research Site)

Krishnaveni (Surina) is a Technical Head at the Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute (Wits RHI) Research Centre Clinical Research Site. She has a Masters degree in Medical Science and is currently pursuing her PhD. In her tenure as a research scientist (since 2005), her positions have included laboratory coordinator, regulatory compliance officer, study coordinator and programme manager on a number of clinical trials/studies pertaining to the evaluation of novel biomedical agents for HIV prevention (gels, oral pills and vaginal rings) as well as STIs and contraceptives among adult women, adolescent girls, young women and adult men (cisgender and transgender). Additional roles have included principal investigator (PI), Co-PI and Sub-investigator. During this time, she has gained significant experience with laboratory coordination, ethics and regulatory submissions and activation, implementation and close out of NIH network studies, particularly within the Microbicide Trials Network (MTN).


Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute (Wits RHI)
South Africa