Posts Tagged ‘Allan Cormack’

Coming Full Circle

Posted on: November 15th, 2019 by admin No Comments

On Friday 6 January 1956, Allan Cormack arrived for work at Groote Schuur Hospital, having been appointed as part-time nuclear physicist, spending […]

Celebrating [email protected]

Posted on: September 20th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

Yesterday marked an important milestone for the field of biomedical engineering (BME) in Cape Town as it celebrated its 50th […]

What a Great Idea!

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Not too many people know that the world’s first digital laser was invented in South Africa, or that in the 1980s two […]

Anatomy of a Biography

Posted on: July 28th, 2017 by admin

When Allan MacLeod Cormack, joint winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1979 for “the development of computer assisted tomography” passed […]

First Laugh, Then Think

Posted on: September 30th, 2016 by admin

It’s that time of year again when we anxiously wait to learn who will be awarded a Nobel Prize for […]

CapeTalk Features CapeRay

Posted on: July 29th, 2016 by admin 2 Comments

The first rule of marketing is to grab every opportunity that comes along to promote your company and its brand. […]

The Forgotten Man of X-rays

Posted on: January 8th, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

Three Nobel Prizes have been awarded in medical imaging: for computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and X-rays. When […]

Return to Groote Schuur

Posted on: October 30th, 2015 by admin 5 Comments

Nestled in the shadow of Table Mountain  Groote Schuur Hospital takes its name from the estate bequeathed by Cecil Rhodes to […]

Our New Website Goes Live

Posted on: October 31st, 2014 by admin 4 Comments

In August 2010 the original CapeRay website was launched and it has served us well over the past four years. However, […]

Waiting for a Call from Stockholm

Posted on: October 10th, 2014 by admin

You’re kidding! I’ve won a Nobel Prize? It was Thursday morning 11 October 1979 in Winchester, Massachusetts, when Allan Cormack ignored his alarm […]