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UCT researchers discover heart-attack gene
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 - 14:00

UCT researchers, through global collaboration, have identified a new gene that is a major cause of sudden death among young people and athletes.

Tafadzwa Machipisa, wins 2nd place at the 16th Meeting of the H3Africa Consortium Virtual Conference 2020
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 - 08:00

In 2020, the year of ‘everything virtual’, Tafadzwa Machipisa, one of our PhD candidates at the University of Cape Town (HICRA) and McMaster University (Population Health Research Institute, PHRI, Canada), qualified to present into the H3Africa Speed presentations session.

Catalysing the response to NCDI Poverty at a time of COVID-19
Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 14:00

Nelson Mandela wrote ”Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. 

WHF Global Study on CVD and COVID-19
Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 08:15

To better understand the intersection between cardiovascular disease and COVID-19, the World Heart Federation (WHF) has launched a global prospective cohort study which aims to better describe cardiovascular outcomes and identify cardiovascular risk factors associated with poor prognosis in patients with COVID-19.

Hatter staff volunteering at COVID19 case and contract tracing
Tue, 26 May 2020 - 13:00

As we enter day 61 of SA lockdown, many in the institute have been working incredibly hard on a number of fronts. 

Protection strategies in the context of COVID-19 Infection Control in China
Wed, 20 May 2020 - 11:30

The Hatter Institute (HICRA) hosted a joint  COVID19 Webinar by Prof Junbo Ge, (Shanghai, China) and Assoc. Prof Friedrich Thienemann (Zurich, Switzerland)

 

 

Professor Karen Sliwa to lead a global prospective cohort study which aims to better describe cardiovascular outcomes and identify cardiovascular risk factors associated with poor prognosis in patients with COVID-19.
Wed, 29 Apr 2020 - 07:15

The World Heart Federation (WHF) is committed to supporting the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to better understand the intersection between cardiovascular disease and COVID-19, 

Coronavirus COVID-19 prevention guidelines for low-income countries
Mon, 09 Mar 2020 - 08:00

People with pre-existing conditions such as heart & lung disease or HIV & TB, elderly people, and people living in poor and densely populated areas are more vulnerable to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). 

Passing of Professor Lionel Opie
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 - 09:45

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Professor Lionel Opie, co-Founder of the Hatter Institute, University of Cape Town. We have lost a great mentor and wonderful man, a highly respected clinician-scientist who dedicated his life to being at the heart of research.

His legacy lives on…

Congratulations to Dr Godsent Isiguzo
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 - 09:45

Hatter Institute would like to congratulate Dr Godsent Isiguzo on his graduation (PhD) during the recent graduation ceremony held at the University on December 12, 2019. 

The Bongani Mayosi Memorial Lecture
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 - 13:00

The Bongani Mayosi Memorial Lecture was introduced by European Society of Cardiology (ESC) President Barbara Casadei, and World Heart Federation (WHF) President Karen Sliwa—who worked with Professor Mayosi and shared his passion and desire to eradicate Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) from Africa. 

Women taking science to the streets
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 - 10:00

On Saturday, 28 September, visitors to the V&A Waterfront passing through the Pier Head square were treated to a truly intriguing sight: a diverse array of dynamic women in white lab coats sharing their scientific research with passers-by.

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