The MRC has partnered with 3 major universities to establish cancer centers investing more than R 37 million rand over the next 5 years. Prof Denny, Head of Obstetrics & Gynaecology will head the SAMRC/UCT Gynaecological Cancer Research Centre.
The sudden death of Constance Wilde at the age of 40 has remained a mystery for over a hundred years. Now, unpublished family letters and some medical sleuthing may have pinpointed the cause.
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 Professor Bongani Mayosi and published in the European Heart Journal.
While retirement at the pinnacle of one’s career could seem a misfortune; it brings pleasure in that, unrestrained by the administrative tasks of working life, more time is left to enjoy one’s passions and leisurely activities. This was the message delivered by Professor Marian Jacobs to outgoing Head of the Western Cape Health Department, Professor Craig Househam on 22 January 2015.