Latest News of the Division of Biomedical Engineering
Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Kit Vaughan to his recent election as new member of the Academy of Science of South Africa.
Paper "White Matter Abnormalities in Children with HIV Infection and Exposure" by Marcin Jankiewicz and colleagues attracts instantaneous media attention in ScienceDaily.
Congratulations to Sudesh Sivarasu from the Division of Biomedical Engineering for receiving the 2017 UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award.
News and Views "Building needs-based healthcare technology competencies across Africa" by Tania Dogulas and coauthors published in South African Journal of Science.
Study on Longitudinal increases of brain metabolite levels in 5-10 year old children by Martha Holmes, Ernesta Meintjes and co-autors published in Plos ONE.
Prof Mazin Sirry, alumnus of the Division of Biomedical Engineering, has been appointed as Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Medical Sciences and Technology in Khartoum, Sudan.
Commentary "Nanotechnology in South Africa – challenges in evaluating the impact on development" by T Saidi and TD Douglas appears in South African Journal of Science.
Study "Effects of tissue and gender on macromolecule suppressed gamma-aminobutyric acid" by M Saleh, E Meintjes and co-authors just published in International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology.
Congratulations to Dr Sudesh Sivarasu from the Division of Biomedical Engineering for being awarded the UCT Deputy Vice Chancellor's Award for Achievement in Innovation.
Congratulating to the Medical Devices Lab led by Dr Sudesh Sivarasu for winning the DST Best Innovation Award 2017 in the category 'Innovation most likely to find markets nationally or internationally' for their technology platform 'Additive Manufactured Medical Devices'.
Congratulations to Lee Kruse for her 2nd prize for oral presentations and Christopher Mutsvangwa to the win of Whitehead Scientific lucky draw at the HUB/IBMS/PAT Postgraduate Research Day held on 27 Sep 2017.