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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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Wednesday, 13 November 2019
Ernesta Meintjes elected as ASSAf Member

Prof Ernesta Meintjes election as a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) is prestigious acknowledgement of her indisputable achievements in the pursuit and advancement of magnetic resonance imaging science.

Publication Date:
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 - 14:45
Status epilepticus: New research on failing meds

A new paper by University of Cape Town (UCT) researchers and their international co-authors has explained why patients experiencing unrelenting epileptic seizures, or status epilepticus, stop responding to first-line medication benzodiazepine.

Publication Date:
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 - 18:00
50 Years of Biomedical Engineering

While a feat of vision, engineering and innovation was putting men on the moon in 1969, at the tip of Africa, at the University of Cape Town (UCT), a nascent centre of engineering and innovation was being born.

Publication Date:
Tue, 01 Oct 2019 - 19:00
Five questions with Dorit Hockman, developmental biologist

Dr Dorit Hockman’s career to date has taken a full circle: starting with her undergraduate and master’s degrees at the University of Cape Town, continuing her research at institutions in the United Kingdom – and back again.

Publication Date:
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - 15:30

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