Ian Sanne, MBBCh
Adjunct Associate Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Global Health

MBBCh, University of the Witwatersrand

Professor Ian Matthias Sanne is a South African born infectious diseases doctor and has been involved in HIV and TB research since qualifying as internist in 1996. Since 2003 he has led the Wits HIV Research Group Clinical Trials Unit, and from 2003- 2012 led the Adult Treatment Research Site. He currently holds the AIDS Clinical Trials Group International Vice-Chair position and is responsible for overseeing the network’s research at 25 international sites in 13 countries and assisting in the prioritization of the research agenda. The focus of his research attention is an integrated program of HIV and TB research from prospective phase I-IV clinical trials, conducted predominantly through international collaborations with the NIH, EDCTP, Global TB Alliance and the Medical Research Council of South Africa. The key focus in the ACTG collaboration is prospective research to inform diagnostic, prevention and treatment interventions to optimize the diagnosis and treatment of HIV and tuberculosis. In addition through programs of implementation sciences and monitoring evaluation data produced as part of the Right to Care PEPFAR implementation program epidemiologic and health economic evaluation of health care interventions. The overall aim is to develop evidence based health system strengthening interventions to address the public health emergencies facing the resource poor setting. At the intersection of clinical care, and clinical trial administration, Professor Sanne continues to provide expertise to the ACTG leadership from the experience gained as the founding Director and Chief Executive Officer of Right to Care.

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  1. Benade M, Rosen S, Antoniak S, Chasela C, Stopolianska Y, Barnard T, Gandhi MM, Ivanchuk I, Tretiakov V, Dible J, Minior T, Chew KW, van der Horst C, Tsenilova Z, Sanne I. Impact of direct-acting antiviral treatment of hepatitis C on the quality of life of adults in Ukraine. BMC Infect Dis. 2022 Jul 27; 22(1):650.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35896987; PMCID: PMC9330669; DOI: 10.1186/s12879-022-07615-9;
  2. Maskew M, Sharpey-Schafer K, De Voux L, Crompton T, Bor J, Rennick M, Chirowodza A, Miot J, Molefi S, Onaga C, Majuba P, Sanne I, Pisa P. Applying machine learning and predictive modeling to retention and viral suppression in South African HIV treatment cohorts. Sci Rep. 2022 Jul 26; 12(1):12715.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35882962; PMCID: PMC9325703; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-16062-0;
  3. Takuva S, Takalani A, Seocharan I, Yende-Zuma N, Reddy T, Engelbrecht I, Faesen M, Khuto K, Whyte C, Bailey V, Trivella V, Peter J, Opie J, Louw V, Rowji P, Jacobson B, Groenewald P, Dorrington RE, Laubscher R, Bradshaw D, Moultrie H, Fairall L, Sanne I, Gail-Bekker L, Gray G, Goga A, Garrett N. Safety evaluation of the single-dose Ad26.COV2.S vaccine among healthcare workers in the Sisonke study in South Africa: A phase 3b implementation trial. PLoS Med. 2022 Jun; 19(6):e1004024. PMID: 35727802; PMCID: PMC9212139; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1004024;
  4. Wose Kinge C, Hanekom S, Lupton-Smith A, Akpan F, Mothibi E, Maotoe T, Lebatie F, Majuba P, Sanne I, Chasela C. Persistent Symptoms among Frontline Health Workers Post-Acute COVID-19 Infection. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 May 13; 19(10). PMID: 35627472; PMCID: PMC9140668; DOI: 10.3390/ijerph19105933;
  5. Morgan JR, Marsh E, Savinkina A, Shilton S, Shadaker S, Tsertsvadze T, Kamkamidze G, Alkhazashvili M, Morgan T, Belperio P, Backus L, Doss W, Esmat G, Hassany M, Elsharkawy A, Elakel W, Mehrez M, Foster GR, Wose Kinge C, Chew KW, Chasela CS, Sanne IM, Thanung YM, Loarec A, Aslam K, Balkan S, Easterbrook PJ, Linas BP. Determining the lower limit of detection required for HCV viral load assay for test of cure following direct-acting antiviral-based treatment regimens: Evidence from a global data set. J Viral Hepat. 2022 Jun; 29(6):474-486.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35278339; PMCID: PMC9248016; DOI: 10.1111/jvh.13672;
  6. Bekker LG, Garrett N, Goga A, Fairall L, Reddy T, Yende-Zuma N, Kassanjee R, Collie S, Sanne I, Boulle A, Seocharan I, Engelbrecht I, Davies MA, Champion J, Chen T, Bennett S, Mametja S, Semenya M, Moultrie H, de Oliveira T, Lessells RJ, Cohen C, Jassat W, Groome M, Von Gottberg A, Le Roux E, Khuto K, Barouch D, Mahomed H, Wolmarans M, Rousseau P, Bradshaw D, Mulder M, Opie J, Louw V, Jacobson B, Rowji P, Peter JG, Takalani A, Odhiambo J, Mayat F, Takuva S, Corey L, Gray GE. Effectiveness of the Ad26.COV2.S vaccine in health-care workers in South Africa (the Sisonke study): results from a single-arm, open-label, phase 3B, implementation study. Lancet. 2022 03 19; 399(10330):1141-1153. PMID: 35305740; PMCID: PMC8930006; DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(22)00007-1;
  7. Jugwanth S, Gededzha MP, Mampeule N, Zwane N, David A, Burgers WA, Blackburn JM, Grove JS, George JA, Sanne I, Scott L, Stevens W, Mayne ES. Performance of the Abbott SARS-CoV-2 IgG serological assay in South African 2 patients. PLoS One. 2022; 17(2):e0262442. PMID: 35120133; PMCID: PMC8815965; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0262442;
  8. Henderson M, Fidler S, Mothe B, Grinsztejn B, Haire B, Collins S, Lau JSY, Luba M, Sanne I, Tatoud R, Deeks S, Lewin SR. Mitigation strategies to safely conduct HIV treatment research in the context of COVID-19. J Int AIDS Soc. 2022 02; 25(2):e25882. PMID: 35138683; PMCID: PMC8826545; DOI: 10.1002/jia2.25882;
  9. Ovens W, Tomescu S, Harrison E, Crampton T, De Nooy A, Jassat W, Banoo S, Pisa P, Sanne I. Guiding equitable prioritisation of COVID-19 vaccine distribution and strategic deployment in South Africa to enhance effectiveness and access to vulnerable communities and prevent waste. S Afr Med J. 2022 02 01; 112(2):13501. PMID: 35139989
  10. Goga AE, Bekker LG, Garrett N, Takuva S, Sanne I, Odhiambo J, Mayat F, Fairall L, Brey Z, Bamford L, Tanna G, Grey G. Sisonke phase 3B open-label study: Lessons learnt for national and global vaccination scale-up during epidemics. S Afr Med J. 2021 Dec 24; 112(2b):13486. PMID: 35503044
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2013 University of the Witwatersrand: Faculty of Health Sciences Research Award
2011 University of the Witwatersrand: Faculty of Health Sciences Research Award
2009 Health Management Organization: Top Health Care Manager
2008 ACTG Scientific Agenda Steering Committee: Outstanding Service Award
2005 Mail and Guardian: Top 100 Young Leaders in South Africa
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