French Collaborators visit the Hatter Institute

5 Mar 2015 - 13:45

Prof. A. Mebazaa, Prof. Etienne Gayat, Dr. Jane-Lise Samuel and colleagues from University Diderot, Inserm, Paris, France visited the Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, where the first of 2 planned collaborative workshops took place in February 2015.They are part of a larger collaboration and a formal Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the University of Cape Town and the University Diderot, Inserm, Paris, France.  The research focus of this collaboration is to explore the role of biomarkers for the diagnosis and risk stratification in women presenting with cardiac disease in pregnancy. Prof Mebazaa, Dr Jane-Lise Samuel and Prof Etienne Gayat delivered stimulating lectures on Biomarkers in Heart Failure/Cardiovascular Disease and the GREAT Network.

However, Prof.Mebazaa and Dr. Dike Ojii
(NIH Millenium Postdoctoral Fellow) were almost
blown away by the strong Cape winds