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Monday, 19 February 2018
Grant drives genomic research

The African Academy of Sciences is awarding US$11 million to four leading African researchers to accelerate the use of genomics to better understand how the environment and human genes influence the susceptibility of Africans to certain diseases and their response to treatment.

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:30
Why do brains seize?

Dr Joseph Raimondo was a recipient of the 2017 Claude Leon Merit Award. The prize recognises his work in understanding the mechanisms that prevent seizures from stopping on their own.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 15:15
Open up access to advance healthcare

Within a context categorised by an already small emergency medicine research output, one in six African emergency care publications is inaccessible to African researchers.

Publication Date:
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 09:00
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Webinar series: Technology-enhanced teaching and learning for health professionals

Technology enhanced teaching and learning is becoming an important part of medical education Our new webinar series, co-hosted with the The International Centre for Eye Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, explores how health professionals around the world are increasingly using digital technologies to prepare for practice, keep their knowledge and skills updated and train others.

Publication Date:
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 08:45