Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Memorial Service held to honour Professor Emeritus Lionel Opie

The Department of Medicine held a Memorial Service on 3 March 2020 to honour Professor Emeritus Lionel Opie, who passed away on 20 February 2020.

Publication Date:
Tue, 03 Mar 2020 - 13:15
Physicians Conference jointly organised by UCT and Stellenbosch Departments of Medicine

Our recent biennial Physicians Conference was held at the River Club in Observatory, 20-23 February 2020. For the 1st time in the history of the conference this was a joint initiative with our colleagues from Stellenbosch University.

Publication Date:
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 13:00
What the discovery of a new HIV strain means for the pandemic

The discovery of a rare new strain of HIV for the first time in nearly 20 years recently made headlines around the world.

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Feb 2020 - 09:30
Clinical trial halted, but search for HIV vaccine continues

The early abandonment of HIV vaccine study HVTN 702 (also known as Uhambo) in South Africa for failing to prevent infections is a huge setback in the quest to find an HIV vaccine. However, this will not deter scientists, said the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Professor Linda-Gail Bekker.

Publication Date:
Tue, 04 Feb 2020 - 09:45