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Professor Mayosi appointed as the New Dean of Health Sciences
Professor Mayosi will begin as the New Dean of Health Sciences in September 2016. Professor Gary Maartens will be the Acting Head of the Department of Medicine in the intrim.
Welcome
The Department of Medicine of the University of Cape Town is a large academic and clinical department which plays a leading role in medical education and research, while providing clinical services to the communities of the Western Cape.
How does HTLV-1 cause malignant and inflammatory diseases.
Visiting lecturer Charles Bangham on the Department of Medicine's Research Day. Department of Immunology
Neglect exacerbating rheumatic heart disease
Primary healthcare systems in many low- and middle-income countries are not prioritising simple, effective measures to treat rheumatic heart disease, a preventable disease, says a new study lead by UCT's Prof Bongani Mayosi.
Preparing for the Next 100 Years A Week in the Life of the UCT/GSH Department of Medicine
“2014 marks 20 years of freedom in South Africa. It is an opportunity to reflect on what has been achieved over this period and cast our eyes to the future.”

News

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

In October 2015, the Deputy Vice Chancellor Francis Peterson , Prof Lionel Opie and multiple researchers from different Institutions in the Western Cape gathered together to celebrate the opening of the new Lionel Opie Preclinical Imaging Core Facility at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town,

Publication Date:
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 11:45

At a ceremony on Tuesday 13 October, UCT announced the names of six new fellows – permanent academic staff who are being recognised by UCT Council for distinguished academic work.

Publication Date:
Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 22:15

Five UCT scholars were celebrated at the Academy of Science of South Africa’s annual award ceremony on 14 October in Stellenbosch.

Publication Date:
Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 22:00

Africa  is likely to see a rise in dementia over the next decades. This is for two reasons: its ageing population, an increase in non-communicable diseases and the effects of the HIV pandemic.- Article by Celeste De Jager 

Publication Date:
Monday, September 28, 2015 - 23:15

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