Cancer Biology
Scientists in the Division of Cell Biology are studying the molecular mechanisms underlying cancer with a view to developing novel treatment strategies.
Cellular Neuroscience
Cellular neuroscientists in the Division of Cell Biology are exploring the properties of single brain cells in order to understand system-level phenomena relevant to brain function and dysfunction.
Social Responsiveness
The Department of Human Biology offers regularly open days and job shadowing opportunities for high school learners - to showcase our research and increase attractiveness of careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).
Bone Boxes
Bone samples provide a rich source to study variation in anatomical features
Stroke Rehabilitation
reScribe is a robotic hand exoskeleton developed as a rehabilitation tool for stroke patients to improve fine motor skills through task oriented handwriting therapy
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Monday, 15 October 2018
Restoring ancestors to their home

Returning ancestors to their homes contributes to the transformation of UCT's Human Skeletal Collection, to restoration and to healing.

Publication Date:
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 07:45
Using Palladium to Fight Cancer

As Professor and Head of the Division of Cell Biology at UCT, Sharon Prince has committed her academic career to cancer research. Her work focuses on finding novel therapeutic interventions and developing more targeted approaches to cancer treatment.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 09:15
Women innovators to watch at UCT

Professors Tania Douglas, Ernesta Meinties and Sharon Prince from the Department of Human Biology are named amongst the women innovators to watch at UCT.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 1, 2018 - 09:45
Tania Douglas named Quartz Africa Innovator 2018

Prof Tania Douglas, SARChI Chair in Biomedical Engineering & Innovation, has been named as one of 30 Quartz Africa Innovators 2018 for driving innovation that revolutionizes healthcare | Read more on Quartz Africa

Publication Date:
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:00