Researchers have uncovered a sequence of biological processes that occur in humans infected with the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis as the infection progresses to pulmonary tuberculosis, according to new research published in the PLOS Pathogens Journal.
The Health Sciences Library will be creating a 24/7 study facility for 60 Health Sciences students with the space doubling up as a fully equipped training and event space during the day.
The Fogarty HIV-associated Tuberculosis Training Program has been established at the University of Cape Town in partnership with Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in the US. The Program is funded by a 5-year grant from the Fogarty International Center of the US National Institutes of Health.
In a first for both institutions, CPUT students studying towards a National Diploma in Optical Dispensing recently undertook a field trip to UCT’s Department of Human Biology.