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.
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.”
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Monday, 1 May 2017

Honorary Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Professor Michael (Mike) Kew, was honoured at this year’s CANSA ‘Research in Action’ conference

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 11:15

The Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town has become the first health facility in Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker.

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Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 11:15

UCT in conjunction with Groote Schuur Hospital recently opened South Africa's first hair and skin research (HSR) laboratory on the top floor of the hospital's Old Main Building.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 12:15

The University of Cape Town professor is behind the launch of a new lab that tests skin-lightening creams for dangerous ingredients, some linked to cancer.

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 13:45