Medical Scientist & Project Manager
Anura David is a medical scientist focused on research and development of molecular technology for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in limited resource settings. Anura has more than nine years’ experience in clinical trials management involving TB and HIV coinfection studies. She was involved in the South African laboratory diagnostics evaluation of Xpert MTB/RIF and Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra with translation into policy for the National Priority Program. Anura’s skill is applied to pre-market development of new laboratory technologies that impact on patient care across the laboratory value chain. She is also a key member of the team that supports the development and management of molecular EQA programs based on the dried culture spot technology that is now distributed to 27 countries.