Monday, 27 January 2020
On the cutting edge: meet Assoc Prof Maswime

She is a recipient of the prestigious Discovery Foundation Massachusetts General Hospital Fellowship Award, President of the South African Clinician Scientists’ Society, and recently joined the Faculty of Health Sciences in her new role as the head of Global Surgery.

Publication Date:
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 - 14:30
Cancer treatment gets personal

The search for better cancer treatments continues, as current options often cause severe side effects. Less than 5% of experimental anticancer drugs are approved for use in humans, but scientists are bringing new technologies to the quest.

Publication Date:
Tue, 14 Jan 2020 - 14:45
Using big data to solve genetic riddles

Using machine intelligence tools and big data is at the heart of pioneering work spearheaded by Associate Professor in the Division of Human Genetics, Emile Chimusa.

Publication Date:
Tue, 24 Dec 2019 - 13:00
‘Make a commitment to your career’

While success may look different to everyone, there is one thing we all need to achieve it: commitment. This was guest speaker Sandras Phiri’s message to graduands during the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Faculty of Health Sciences’ second ceremony on Friday, 13 December. A 2012 MBA graduate, Phiri is a serial entrepreneur and the co-founder and CEO of Africa Trust Academy.

Publication Date:
Tue, 17 Dec 2019 - 13:15