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Popular M-programme attracts hundreds of students from Africahttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4837Popular M-programme attracts hundreds of students from AfricaWilma StassenOn March 14, Victoria Ndarukwa, a medical laboratory scientist from Zimbabwe, became the 100th Matie to receive a Master of Science degree in Clinical Epidemiology from Stellenbosch University in less than a decade.
New MPhil targets infant mental healthhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4829New MPhil targets infant mental healthCarine VisagieThe new MPhil degree in Infant Mental Health is the first programme that provides regulated and culturally sensitive training in this field on the African continent.
Fellowships boost researchhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4825Fellowships boost researchLiezel EngelbrechtStellenbosch University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences abounds with talented individuals and the Discovery Foundation has recently awarded fellowships to a handful of these curious minds.
Ethics administrator participates in prestigious NIH programme http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4815Ethics administrator participates in prestigious NIH programme Carine VisagieElvira Rohland, Senior Health Research Ethics Administrator at Stellenbosch University, has just returned from the United States where she participated in the prestigious Institutional Review Board Internship Programme of the National Institutes of Health
Stem cell research gets ‘boost’ from NRFhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4811Stem cell research gets ‘boost’ from NRFLiezel EngelbrechtStem cell research at Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences recently received a major boost in the form of a R1,93 million grant awarded to Dr Mari van de Vyver from the Division of Endocrinology.
Researchers work to unravel the mysteries of Parkinson's Disease http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4803Researchers work to unravel the mysteries of Parkinson's Disease Jorisna BonthuysResearch at Stellenbosch University reveals unique genetic causes of Parkinson's Disease in the South African population.
Matie cardiologist receives prestigious fellowshiphttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4797Matie cardiologist receives prestigious fellowshipFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieA senior registrar from the Division of Cardiology, Dr Marshall Heradien, was awarded the prestigious Hamilton Naki Clinical Scholarship for 2016.
FMHS Management statement on national protest actionhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4798FMHS Management statement on national protest actionFMHS Marketing and Communications / FGGW Bemarking en KommunikasieThe FMHS management notes calls for citizens to take action and for a national protest to take place on Friday 07 April 2017. We would like to express our full support for this movement in an effort to restore and save our constitutional democracy.
Saturday surgeries cut waiting time for breast cancer patientshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4791Saturday surgeries cut waiting time for breast cancer patientsFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieProject Flamingo is an NGO launched in 2010 by Dr Liana Roodt. Roodt started the project to help ensure timely surgery for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients at Groote Schuur Hospital.
Constitution has central place in FMHShttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4782Constitution has central place in FMHSWilma StassenThree plaques proudly displaying the preamble to the Constitution of South Africa were recently unveiled at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University.