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The New Head of Department is Dr Ntobeko Ntusi
Dr Ntobeko Ntusi has been appointed as the new Head of the Department (HOD) of Medicine, from November 2016. Dr Ntusi replaces Professor Bongani Mayosi, who is Dean designate for the Faculty of Health Sciences.
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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, 22 March 2017

Professor Karen Sliwa’s career has been characterised by chance and a lack of convention, and she has now broken convention again: she is the first woman and the first person from Africa to be elected as president of the World Heart Federation. 

Publication Date:
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:45

for his work in better understanding cardiovascular disease, particularly in an African setting

Publication Date:
Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 10:00

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

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