UCT Dept of Medicine Covid-19 updates
Professor Ntobeko Ntusi, Chair and Head of the Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, provides insights and guidelines from Infectious Disease Experts and Specialist Clinicians in the Department, as well as contributions from the global...
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Tuesday, 2 June 2020
Professor Marc Mendelson writes piece on ‘antibiotic guardians’ for The Conversation

Professor Marc Mendelson (Head of the Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine at UCT) has written a piece for The Conversation.

Publication Date:
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 - 15:00
Dr Charlotte Schutz from CIDRI-Africa and Department of Medicine receives Young Researcher Award

Two new Fellows were inducted into the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) prestigious College of Fellows at the annual fellows dinner held at Smuts Hall this week. In addition, six College of Fellows Young Researcher Awards were made.

Publication Date:
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 - 13:30
Confirmed: vaccine could prevent TB

Two University of Cape Town research groups participated in a study that examined how well a new tuberculosis vaccine works in adults.

Publication Date:
Wed, 02 Oct 2019 - 08:45
UCT team’s central role in R5-bn settlement

University of Cape Town (UCT) academics Dr Shahieda Adams and Professor Mohamed Jeebhaywere part of a team that played an integral role in providing technical medical input to the legal arguments in South Africa’s historic R5-billion settlement for the gold miners who contracted silicosis and/or pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) at work.

Publication Date:
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 - 10:00