Clinical Trials Lead
Anthonet Koen joined the Vaccines and Infectious Diseases Analytics (VIDA) Research Unit of the University of the Witwatersrand, as a medical officer in 2008 after completing her community service and undergraduate studies at the University of the Free State and having a special interest in the fields of paediatrics, clinical research and disease prevention.
As part of the clinical team, which she currently leads, Anthonet had been sub-investigator on more than 20 clinical trials ranging from phase I-III, and principal investigator on three. These include trials on pneumococcal, meningococcal, rotavirus, influenza, RSV, group B streptococcus and measles vaccines. She is also the co-author on 14 vaccine-related publications.