Lee Kruse wins 2nd prize for oral presentations and Christopher Mutsvangwa wins lucky draw at HUB/IBMS/PAT Research Day

1 Oct 2017 - 13:00

Congratulations to Lee Kruse on the 2nd prize for her oral presentation "Mathematical modelling of early stage engulfment of HIV into host cells" and to Christopher Mutsvangwa on the win of the Whitehead Scientific lucky draw at the Postgraduate Research Day of UCT's Departments of Human Biology, Integrative Biomedical Sciences, and Pathology held on 27 Sep 2017.

Christopher Mutsvangwa

Well done from all postgraduate students of the Division of Biomedical Engineering who presented their research.

  • Kevin Sack: Realistic simulation of Algisyl-LVR™ treatment of a clinically-relevant large animal model of chronic ischemic heart failure (talk)
  • Faatiema Salie: Exploring the relationship between scientific research and technological innovation in orthopaedic device development in South Africa (talk)
  • Stevie Biffen: Reductions in corpus callosum volume partially mediate effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on IQ (talk)
  • Riham Ahmed: Mathematical modelling of cell migration over a 2D planar substrate (poster)
  • Jean-Rassaire Fouefack: Minimizing operator bias in determining shape representation (poster)
  • Brian Lugadilu: A statistical shape and appearance model of the skull developed from a South African population (poster)
  • Christopher Mutsvangwa: Usability of the Lodox imaging system in a forensic pathology laboratory (poster)
  • Emmanuel Nwosu: Effects of antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation timing on frontal cortical development at age 5 years (poster)
  • Nonku Nyathi: network analysis of diagnostic medical device development for infectious diseases prevalent in South Africa (poster)
  • Ken Park: Development and testing of stents for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (poster)
  • Gizeaddis Lamesgin: Relative quantification of glycogen using a novel non-invasive MRI technique (CEST) (poster)
  • Daniel Rimbault: Implementation of Hadamard encoding and reconstruction of MEGA-edited spectroscopy (HERMES) for quantification of ɣ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) and glutathione (GSH) (poster)