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Prof Sandie Thomson to receive highest honour from World Gastroenterology Organisation
The award honors Professor Thomson’s exceptional professional and personal contributions to the field of gastroenterology and its related disciplines.
Groote Schuur transplant programme breathes again
Groote Schuur transplant programme breathes again.
Keynote address accolade for Prof Dheda
Professor Keertan Dheda, head of the Division of Pulmonology in UCT’s Department of Medicine, recently delivered a keynote address at the 2017 American Thoracic Society Conference in Washington DC. The event is the largest global respiratory...
Cochrane Library
We are delighted to inform you that the South African Medical Research Council in partnership with Wiley (the publisher of the Cochrane Library) has secured a national license for the Library which means all South African residents have free, one-...
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Sunday, 9 December 2018
UCT researchers discover heart-attack gene

UCT researchers, through global collaboration, have identified a new gene that is a major cause of sudden death among young people and athletes.

Publication Date:
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 - 14:00
Chance encounters: how Karen Sliwa is putting African cardiology on the map

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:
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 - 12:45
Dr Ntobeko Ntusi, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine Research Excellence Award

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

Publication Date:
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 - 10:00
Inauguration of the Lionel Opie Preclinical Imaging (LOPI) Core Facility

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:
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 - 11:45

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